Margaret Butler

Oboist Margaret Butler grew up in Rhode Island where she began her studies on the recorder and flute. A love for the sound of the Baroque oboe led her to study the modern oboe. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from the New England Conservatory of Music and her Master of Music degree from … Continued

Kevin Pearl

Kevin Pearl is the newly appointed assistant principal oboe of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. He was a member of the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida from 2012-2015, and toured with the orchestra to the Harris Theater, the Kennedy Center, and Carnegie Hall. During the summer, he performs with the Lakes Area Music Festival, … Continued

Katherine Young Steele

Katherine Young Steele is the principal oboe of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, a position she has held since 2012. Of her recent performances of Richard Strauss’ Oboe Concerto with Music Director Edo de Waart, Steele was praised for her “engrossing performance…with a ringing, beautifully centered sound and elegant interpretive direction.” (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, 2/15) Steele was … Continued