Oboist Elizabeth Sullivan currently serves as Assistant Professor of Oboe and Musicianship at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She is active as a recitalist, orchestral musician, and pedagogue with a strong commitment to engagement with local public schools and music educators.
Prior to joining the faculty at UNC Charlotte, Dr. Sullivan held teaching positions at Eastern Illinois University and Daytona State College. Her students have gone on to pursue music degrees at the undergraduate and graduate level at prominent music programs such as Florida State University, University of Florida, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Arizona State University, and the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.
Dr. Sullivan works to highlight the music of underrepresented composers, written for uncommon chamber ensembles, by presenting lectures and recitals at national and international conferences such as NACWPI, College Music Society, National Flute Association and Music By Women conferences. Many of these events include performances with Trio Village, which as an ensemble seeks to promote the music of women and the community that can be found within the musician’s world.
Dr. Sullivan holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree and Master of Music degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she was the recipient of the Bill A. Nugent Fellowship, and a Bachelor of Music degree from Stetson University. Elizabeth’s primary teachers include John Dee, Dr. Ann Adams, Eric Olsson, and Janet Mascaro.