Teil Buck

Instruments Taught: Piano, Woodwinds

Teil Buck, an emerging orchestral oboist, enjoys performing in several local and regional orchestras such as the New Albany Symphony, Central Ohio Symphony and Opera Project Columbus. She is the Executive Director of PhoenixDownRPG, an ensemble devoted to emmersive interesting concerts focused on GeekChic. The ensemble has performed for multiple conventions, including GDEX and CinCityCon. She is also the Personnel Manager and Orchestra Librarian for McConnell Arts Chamber Orchestra. Teil has performed at Severance Hall, as well as internationally in Switzerland at the Jung Frau Music Festival with the University of Louisville Wind Ensemble and in Costa Rica with the University of Louisville Symphonic Orchestra. In 2013 her wind quintet, The Mint Julep Quintet, performed on WHAS 11 Great Day Live. Soon after, the quintet was invited to attend the Imani Chamber Music Festival personally by the ensemble. While there they performed John Harbison’s Quintet for Winds and Eric Ewazen’s Roaring Fork Quintet for the composer. In 2015 Teil attended the Brevard Music Festival where she performed in a Masterclass for ICE, the International Contemporary Ensemble. In 2016 and 2017 she attended the Fresh Inc Festival, where she commissioned and premiered numerous new works.
One of Teil’s passions is chamber music. In 2012 she won MTNA KY and participated in Regionals for Oboe and Piano works. In 2013, her ensemble That Trill Trio won second place both in MTNA KY and McCauley Chamber Music Competition. In 2014 Red Hot and Blue won third place in McCauley Chamber Music. Recently, her interests in various musical styles led to collaboration in a Hip Hop album with fellow Cleveland Institute of Music alumi. She also recently collaborated with Eric Salazar on his film orchestration by providing voice acting.
Teil received her Bachelors of Music Degree from the University of Louisville studying under Jennifer Potochnic. Teil was awarded the prestigious Presser Scholar award in 2013, and in 2014, she became the first music major from the University of Louisville to graduate an Honor’s Scholar. In 2014 she was also named a Yocum Scholar for her community service. She received her Masters of Music Degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music studying under Jeffrey Rathbun, assistant Principal of The Cleveland Orchestra. During her studies she served as a Student Ambassador for the Cleveland Orchestra for two years, intern for the Ensembles Manager, and was named a Civic Engagement Scholar in 2016.

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Sun: 12pm-5pm

3976 Powell Rd
Powell, OH 43065

(614)793-2222