Position: Associate Professor (oboe)
Address: 1061 Moore Musical Arts Center
For more information, visit nermismieses.com
Nermis Mieses is the Assistant Professor of Oboe at Bowling Green State University in Ohio and principal oboe of the Michigan Opera Theatre in Detroit. First American to place as finalist in the prestigious Barbirolli International Oboe Competition held in 2014; first place at the 2011 First International Oboe Competition in Santa Catarina, Brazil, and Best Interpretation of Brazilian Music Prize; as well as second place at the 2012 Society for Musical Arts Young Artist Competition in Ann Arbor, MI. She has appeared in solo performances at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Cranbrook Music Guild Series in Bloomfield Hills, MI, has soloed with the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, Michigan Philharmonic Orchestra and toured Denmark as soloist and chamber music performer with the Thy Chamber Music Festival (2011, 2013). Former principal of the Michigan Philharmonic, she has also performed with the Ann Arbor, Sphinx, Rochester, Lexington, Puerto Rico Symphony and the National Repertory Orchestra. Previously, she held teaching positions at the University of Kentucky, Ohio Northern University and Hillsdale College. She holds D.M.A. and M.M. degrees from the University of Michigan under Dr. Nancy Ambrose King and B.M. from the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico under Dr. Frances Colón.