Titus Underwood

Titus Underwood


Titus Underwood is Principal Oboe of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music associate professor, Emmy Award winner, and 2021 recipient of the Sphinx Medal of Excellence award. He received his Master of Music from The Juilliard School and bachelors from the Cleveland Institute of Music. Also, he has played with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Miami Symphony Orchestra, Florida Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony, Puerto Rico Symphony, and San Diego Symphony. Mr. Underwood has also played principal in Chineke!, Gateways Music Festival, and Bellingham Festival of Music.

Underwood serves as teaching artist for Aspen Music Festival and the National Youth Orchestras program at Carnegie Hall. He also teaches and mentors for the National Alliance for Audition Support program maintained by the League of American Orchestras, The Sphinx Organization, and New World Symphony.

His latest project was a short film he directed entitled “A Tale of Two Tails.”

Masterclass Titus Underwood Masterclass


Open Repertoire Participants: Enrique Arellano, University of Colorado Boulder William Simpfendorfer, Colorado

Masterclass Oboe Oboe MC

Opening Gala


Open to the public – Purchase Tickets (Ticket included with conference registration.)   IDRS 2022 Conference Festival Orchestra Gary Lewis, Conductor Titus Underwood, oboe Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra – Ulysses Kay (1917-1995) I. Allegro II. Lento III. Allegro Kathleen McLean, bassoon “Big Booster” for solo bassoon and strings (2017/revised 2021) – Chiel Meijering (b. 1954) Big […]

Bassoon Concerto Opening Gala Oboe Performance
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