Laura Guyer Ross
Double Reeds, Adjunct Faculty
Laura Guyer Ross received her Bachelor of Music degree in Oboe Performance from Miami University in Ohio and her Master of Music degree in Oboe Performance from Arkansas State University. In addition to her post as Adjunct Professor of Double Reeds at Southeast Missouri State University, Laura also teaches the Oboe studio at Washington University, and is faculty at St. Louis Community College - Meramec. Laura performs as extra oboe for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and performed with the St. Louis Symphony in Carnegie Hall in New York in the Spring of 2012. She has performed with such ensembles as Opera Theater St. Louis, the Illinios Chamber Orchestra, the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Winter Opera (St. Louis) and Opera South (Alabama). She has also performed three seasons with the Missouri River Arts Festival and two seasons with the Innsbrook Institute Summer Music Festival. An active supporter of chamber music, Ms. Ross has been heard in many chamber series in the St. Louis and Cape Girardeau areas. She frequently performs with her colleague Patrick Rafferty, Classical Guitarist, in their duo: Double Fret.
Recently, Laura was a soloist at the International Double Reed Convention in the summer of 2012 and has been a soloist with such groups as the Madras String Quartet, St. Louis Children's Choirs and Forum Sinfonium, a touring chamber orchestra based in Krakow, Poland. In addition to teaching and organizing many Master Class Recitals in Missouri through the years, she also performed and taught a Master Class at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England in 2008.
Phone: (573) 986-6760