MM, Northwestern University

Michael Henoch '71, '72 MMus is the former assistant principal oboe of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, where he was a member from 1972-2022.  Artistic codirector and oboist with the Chicago Chamber Musicians, he has also performed at the Marlboro Music Festival, Carmel Bach Festival, Mostly Mozart Festival at Lincoln Center, and the Peninsula Music Festival. Henoch has served as a soloist under such conductors as Daniel Barenboim, Sir Georg Solti, David Zinman, Alexander Schneider, and has collaborated with Pierre Boulez, Christoph Eschenbach, Claude Frank, Garrick Ohlsson, Arlene Auger, and Maxim Vengerov. He has numerous recordings, recital engagements, and international tours to his credit. His recording of Mozart's quartet for oboe and strings was a Grammy Award finalist in 2007.


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