Position: Assistant Professor (oboe)
Address: 1061 Moore Musical Arts Center
Nermis Mieses has been recently appointed Assistant Professor of Oboe at Bowling Green State University in Ohio, USA. Prior to this appointment she held positions at the University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY), Ohio Northern University (Ada, OH), and Hillsdale College (Hillsdale, MI), and maintained a private studio in Ann Arbor, MI. Mieses is an active performer. In 2011, she won first place in the First International Oboe Competition, held in Santa Catarina, Brazil, and received the Best Brazilian Music Interpretation Prize. She also garnered second place at the Society for Musical Arts 2012 Young Artist Competition, Ann Arbor, MI. She has appeared in solo performances at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., and the Cranbrook Music Guild Series in Bloomfield Hills, MI, and has soloed with the Michigan Philharmonic Orchestra on the oboe d’amore. Currently principal oboe of the Michigan Opera Theatre in Detroit, and former principal of the Michigan Philharmonic, she has also performed throughout Michigan with the Dearborn, Ann Arbor, Sphinx, Rochester, Lexington Bach Festival, and Symphony of the Lakes Orchestras. On a national scale, she has appeared in concerts with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra (San Juan, PR) and the National Repertory Orchestra (Breckenridge, CO) and toured Denmark with the Thy Chamber Music Festival (2011). She holds DMA and MM degrees from the University of Michigan under Dr. Nancy Ambrose King and BM from the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico, under Dr. Frances Colón.