Associate Professor, Oboe, Collaborative Piano
Andrea Lenz is a retired Associate Professor of Music at the University of Nevada, Reno, where she has been teaching since 1976. After studying at Mills College with Jean-Louis LeRoux, she finished her Bachelor of Music in Oboe Performance and her Master of Music in Composition from the University of New Mexico.
She retired as Principal Oboist of the Reno Chamber Orchestra, the Reno Philharmonic, and the Nevada Opera in 2010, after having served in that position for over 35 years. She has performed at music festivals in Telluride, Colorado and Sun River, Oregon. Ms. Lenz also often serves as accompanist for faculty and student recitals, and area competitions and festivals. She has accompanied such performers as James King, Delora Zajick, Daniel Heifetz, Leonard Nimoy, Martin Chalifour, and Evelyn de la Rosa.