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December, 18, 2024
12:30 PM - 01:00 PM
December, 19, 2024
01:30 PM - 02:00 PM
December, 20, 2024
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM




Nermis Mieses-Paredes

Nermis Mieses-Paredes

Day One - Oboe

Clinic Synopsis:

Day one clinics are presented by master teachers who have demonstrated a high degree of success in providing sound pedagogical methods for teaching beginning students, or in assisting more advanced students who may have developed bad habits detrimental to producing characteristic tone and/or habits detrimental to technical mastery. Day One clinics will take place in an intimate and personal space so that each attendee may enjoy a close view of demonstrated techniques.

Nermis Mieses-Paredes - Biographical Information

Nermis Mieses is the Associate Professor of Oboe at Michigan State University and faculty at the Sewanee Summer Music Festival. As a versatile performer of oboe literature from theBaroque period to the 21st century, she has earned accolades at the prestigious Barbirolli International Oboe Competition, the First International Oboe Competition in Santa Catarina, Brazil, the Matthew Ruggiero International Woodwind Competition, and the Ann Arbor Society for Musical Arts Young Artist Competition.As part of her research interests, she champions repertoire from the iconic French oboist-composer, Gilles Silvestrini, as well as music from underrepresented composers. She is frequently featured in universities, conservatories, chamber music series, and as a performer at the International Double Reed Society conferences.Equally dedicated to ensemble playing, she dedicated nine seasons as Principal Oboe of the Michigan Opera Theatre and has collaborated with orchestras such as the Detroit Symphony, Sphinx Symphony, ProMusica Chamber, and the Michigan Philharmonic. Internationally, she has performed with Camerata Colonial in the Dominican Republic, the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, the Thy Chamber Music Festival in Denmark, and the Chineke! Orchestra.Previously, she taught at Bowling Green State University, the University of Kentucky, OhioNorthern, and Hillsdale College. She holds DMA and MM degrees from the University ofMichigan under Dr. Nancy Ambrose King, where she was conferred the 2020 Paul Boyland Alumni Award.