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Christopher Gaudi



Biography

Christopher Gaudi is currently acting assistant principal oboe with the National Symphony Orchestra. Previously he served as principal oboe of the San Diego Symphony. He has also served as guest principal oboe with the Atlanta and Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestras and has been a frequent substitute with the Metropolitan Opera. A student of Elaine Douvas and John Mack, Mr. Gaudi received both his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from The Juilliard School, taking additional studies with Linda Strommen, Nathan Hughes and Pedro Diaz. He has participated in numerous summer festivals, including Aspen, Kent/Blossom, Spoleto (Italy), the New York String Orchestra Seminar, and the Interlochen Arts Camp, where he studied with Daniel Stolper. A native of Jeannette, Pennsylvania, Gaudi studied first with Rise Kostilnik and later with James Gorton.
Christopher Gaudi