Ian Wisekal, a native of Dallas, TX and Stony Brook, NY, joined the faculty of the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music in 2013. He serves as Principal Oboe of the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra and Crested Butte Music Festival, and previously held the chair of Associate Principal Oboe with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra. He can be heard playing principal on that orchestra’s recording of Cofresí, which was nominated for a Latin Grammy.
Wisekal is an active performer and teacher throughout Colorado and beyond, appearing frequently with the Colorado Symphony and professional ensembles across the state. He has given guest masterclasses throughout the US and abroad.
Ian received his BM from the Eastman School of Music and his MM from Southern Methodist University, earning full scholarships at both institutions. In 2012, he studied with David Walter at the Paris Conservatory. His major teachers include Richard Killmer, Erin Hannigan, Terry Keevil and Ceci Lagarenné.
3x3x3 for Nine Oboes (2018), Luke Dahn Erika Qureshi, Oboe; Sara Renner, Oboe; Aaron Hill, Oboe Kelley Tracz, Oboe; Mary Lindsey Bailey, Oboe; Amy Collins, Oboe Ian Wisekal, Oboe; Jordan Pyle, Oboe; Rachel Messing, Oboe Richter 938-5 for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano (2021), Luke Dahn GREEN (#006f23) YELLOW (#e6ce1f) DARK RED (#68072a) LIGHT BLUE (#8fb8d9) […]
Figs from Thistles (2019), Loren Loiacono (b. 1989) First Fig The Unexplorer Second Fig Divine Cloud that We Share, Leanna Kirchoff (b. 1970) Nocturnes, FP 56, Francis Poulenc (1899-1963), Arr. Ian Wisekal (b. 1986) Sans traîner Bal fantôme: Lent, très las et piano Phalènes: Presto misterioso Pour servir du coda au cycle: Très modéré Ian […]