Melissa Bohl is the principal oboist of the NJ Capital Philharmonic, the Bravura Philharmonic Orchestra, and the American Repertory Ballet Orchestra. She plays oboe and English horn with the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea and the Plainfield Symphony, and performs regularly with many other area musical organizations, including the Garden State Symphonic Band, Central Jersey Symphonic Orchestra, and Plays in the Park.
At Westminster Conservatory Ms. Bohl teaches oboe and is head of the wind, brass, and percussion department. She also coordinates two faculty performance series at the Conservatory: the Kaleidoscope Chamber Series and the noontime series Westminster Conservatory at Nassau.
She is the Artistic Director and Acting Chairman of the Princeton University Summer Chamber Concerts. Ms. Bohl has degrees in music from the Eastman School of Music, the University of Notre Dame, and Princeton University. Her principal teachers were Jerry Sirucek, Robert Sprenkle, and Ray Still, and she has participated in master classes with Richard Woodhams and Marcel Moyse.