Richard Kravchak

Richard Kravchak

Oboe/Period oboe/Oboe d'amore/English Horn

Dr. Richard Kravchak is one of America’s most exciting oboists and accomplished academic administrators. He has been heard as an oboe soloist, chamber, and orchestral musician worldwide, performing throughout Europe, Asia, and the Americas. He specializes in contemporary music, with over 100 compositions written for him, and HIP (Historically informed practice) frequently performing period music on oboes of the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and early 20th century. Kravchak holds performance degrees from the Eastman School of Music, the Juilliard School, and Florida State University. He has been Chair of Music at CSU Dominguez Hills and was the founding Director of the School of Music and Theatre at Marshall University as well as the Director of the School of Music at the University of Southern Mississippi. Currently, Dr. Kravchak serves as Dean of the School of Arts and Letters at the College of Southern Nevada, our nation’s 5th largest Community College.

Lecture – William Wielgus


Sonatina (2020), Charles Ingram (b. 1971) I. Midday Constitutional II. Pensive Reflections III. Skittish Disposition Richard Kravchak, Oboe Alexandra Nguyen, Piano Dream Triptych for solo oboe (2020), Quinn Mason (1996) Dream In Memory Reality William Wielgus, Oboe Sonata in b minor (1947), Ernest Washington Simms (1917-1975) Spirited-Controlled Fury-Rubato Moderato Andante Vivace William Wielgus, Oboe Alexandra […]

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Recital Solo – Richard Kravchak


Ghoti and Ghoughptighbteau for Solo Treble Shawm, Paul West Osterfield (b.1973) 1. Bangers and Mash 2. Treacle Tart 3. Crumpets with T 4. Bubble and Squeak 5. Toad in the Hole And The Earth Will Wear Out Like A Garment for Treble Shawm, Oboe, English horn and fixed media, Ken Davies (b 1946) 1. Profitable […]

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