Nancy L. & William P. Hallman, Jr. Chair
Jennifer Corning Lucio
As principal oboist with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Ms. Corning Lucio has performed as a concerto soloist, including the Mozart Oboe Concerto with her own cadenzas. She has also served as guest principal oboist of the Baltimore, Milwaukee, Seattle, and Jacksonville symphonies, and has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, Utah Symphony and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, among others. During the summer, she has performed several seasons as the principal oboist of the Crested Butte Music Festival in Colorado. Her national television credits include principal oboist of the PBS Live from Lincoln Center program.
An active chamber musician of both contemporary and standard repertoire, Ms. Corning Lucio has been featured with the Mimir Festival, Voices of Change, Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth, Hall Ensemble, Cliburn, and Spectrum concert series. A first prizewinner of the Schubert Club Young Artist Competition of Minneapolis, she was also a winner of the Young Artist Competition of the Minnesota Orchestra. She believes in the healing power of music, having performed over sixty local recitals in senior communities through Texas Winds Musical Outreach.
As a student of Elaine Douvas, Ms. Corning Lucio received her master's degree from the Juilliard School. Her bachelor’s degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music with John Mack. While in Cleveland, she received academic honors from Case Western Reserve University and the Karl Lemmerman Prize in Writing. Born in St. Louis and raised in places as diverse as Panama, and Wisconsin, she is now a proud Texan with her husband, Steven.