Susan G. Laib


Susan Laib
Associate Professor

DM, Florida State University

MM, University of Colorado

BM, Eastman School of Music

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Dr. Laib teaches oboe and bassoon, and coaches woodwind chamber ensembles. An active performer, Dr. Laib holds the position of principal oboe in both the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes and the Williamsport Symphony. In frequent demand as a free-lance oboist and double reed clinician, she has performed for numerous organizations throughout Pennsylvania and New York and presented master classes in New Jersey as well as the Twin Tiers. Previously a member of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and on the faculty of Tennessee Technological University, as a member of the Cumberland Quintet, Dr. Laib toured Belgium and Holland in the spring of 1988 and performed in the group's successful 1986 debut in the Carnegie Recital Hall in New York City. She was also a featured performer at the convention of the International Double Reed Society at Ithaca College in 2007, and the University of Victoria in Victoria, B.C., in August, 1988. Her teachers include Robert Sprenkle, Thomas Stacy, David Abosch, Ronald Roseman, Richard Killmer, and she has attended master classes with Barrick Stees, Christopher Weait, John Mack, Joseph Robinson, and the 2005 Glickman-Popkin Bassoon Camp.