New PARMA Artist: Leslie Odom

Florida-based oboist Leslie Odom has signed with PARMA to release an album focused on unrecorded works of women composers for oboe and piano.

Leslie is Associate Professor of Oboe and Music Theory at the University of Florida and Principal Oboe of The Gainesville Orchestra. Having performed across the US and abroad, she received the Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music during her doctoral work there and was Principal Oboe on the CBS Masterworks recording (1988) with the Eastman Wind Ensemble. She has also participated in the Aspen and Tanglewood Music Festivals.

The upcoming album will feature works by Hedwige Chretien, Gloria Wilson Swisher, Madeleine Dring, Marina Dranishnikova, and Mary Chandler. Stay tuned for details!

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