Terry Orcutt is currently Principal Oboe of the Canton Symphony Orchestra, a post he
has held since 2000. Mr. Orcutt has also been Principal Oboe of the Akron Symphony
Orchestra since 2007. As an active freelancer, Mr. Orcutt has played with many other
local orchestras such as The Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Opera, the Wheeling
Symphony, the Erie Philharmonic, and the Cleveland Pops Orchestra. In past summers
Mr. Orcutt has also performed with both The Breckenridge Festival Orchestra and the
American Sinfonietta in Bellingham, Washington. In 2015, Mr. Orcutt also had the
honor of performing the Mozart Oboe Concerto with the Akron Symphony Orchestra.
Terry Orcutt earned his Master of Music degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music as a
student of the renown oboist and pedagogue John Mack, former Principal Oboe of the
Cleveland Orchestra. His Bachelor of Music degree was received from the Mannes
College of Music, where he studied with Linda Strommen, who is currently Professor of
Oboe at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music. Mr. Orcutt also has studied
extensively with John Ferrillo, Elaine Douvas, Ricardo Morales, and Jim Ryon. Mr.
Orcutt exclusively plays on Loree oboes.
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CityMusic Cleveland strives for more as it approaches its 15th season Story and photography by Michael C. Butz On a sweltering and stormy evening in mid-May, the Shrine Church of St. Stanislaus presented a special Saturday night service, of sorts. It was a program that typically takes place only four times a year at the […]