Oboist Michael Lisicky has been performing with the Baltimore Symphony since 2003. A native of Southern New Jersey, Mr. Lisicky has been praised by critics for his "magical nuances" (Baltimore Sun), "tonal purity" (Richmond Times-Dispatch) and "quite wonderful musicianship" (Boston Globe).
Before coming to Baltimore, he was a member of the Richmond Symphony. While in Richmond, Mr. Lisicky served on the faculty of the University of Richmond and performed as a soloist with the RSO on six occasions. He is also a former member of the Savannah Symphony.
A graduate of the New England Conservatory, he has studied with Alfred Genovese, John deLancie, Peter Bowman and Marion Norcross. Mr. Lisicky has performed on occasion as Principal Oboist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, North Carolina Symphony and the Taipei Philharmonic.
Lisicky is a founding member of the ensemble Trio La Milpa, along with BSO Principal Oboist Katherine Needleman and oboist Sandra Gerster. The trio maintains a website at www.triolamilpa.com. He is also a member of Turbine, a trio that includes BSO Principal Horn Phil Munds and pianist Mary Woehr. Their CD is available for purchase or download on Amazon and other music websites.