Johanna Cox Pennington

Johanna Cox Pennington

Oboe

A Single Voice for Oboe and String Quartet Ezra Laderman 1924-2015
The piece is in one movement.

Johanna Cox Pennington, Associate Professor of Oboe at Louisiana State University, joined the faculty in Fall 2011. A graduate of Northwestern University and the Eastman School of Music, Ms. Pennington was chosen for Eastman’s Freiburg Exchange Program, bringing her to Germany to study with soloist Heinz Holliger at the Freiburg Musikhochschule. She performed her Carnegie Hall solo debut in October of 2005, of which the New York Concert Review stated, “…a solid recital of high standard, excellent musicianship, and a sense of taste and proportion.” Johanna has been featured as soloist on the “Live from Hochstein” broadcast on WXXI FM radio in her hometown of Rochester, NY, where she won her first concerto competition at age 17 and performed with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. She can be heard on Albany Records with the Prairie Winds and the Musical Arts Quintet. Her solo CD of world premiere music for oboe and English horn was released by Albany Records in August of 2018.

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