Katie Oprea

300 Birch Way
Bakersfield, VT 05441
All levels
A native of St. Albans, Ms. Oprea studied oboe with her father and later joined the Vermont Youth Orchestra, where she performed as a youth soloist with the VYO and VSO. Her principal teachers included Neil Boyer at the University of Southern Maine, Mark Weiger at the University of Iowa and César Ognibene at the Conservatoire National de Région of Lyon, in France. While in Europe, she served as principal oboist with the Romanian State Opera of Timisoara and also appeared with the Timisoara Philharmonic, the Europa Symphony, and the Bolshoi Ballet. Katie is currently principal oboist with the Burlington Chamber Orchestra, Middlebury Opera Company, and is a member of Heliand Consort. She has performed in the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, Burlington Ensemble, and the Vermont Mozart Festival. Ms. Oprea teaches oboe lessons in the Burlington area. Also offering oboe and English horn reeds for beginner through advanced players.

Paul Reynolds

24 Barclay Quarry Rd.
Graniteville, Vermont 05654
(802) 522-0738


All levels Viola & Violin
All ages taught

Paul Reynolds was recently appointed visiting assistant Professor at SUNY, Crane School of Music. He has a Masters degree from Rice University and a Bachelors degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music. His students have been accepted at America’s top conservatories as well as some of the best music festivals in the country. He is also the inventor of the patented Wrist Rascal teaching aid which helps to assist developing violinists with their left hand technique. He is a nurturing teacher that believes in developing a very strong foundation from the beginning and has two young daughters who are his pride and joy.