Shelly Myers

Lecturer - Oboe


  • Biography


Shelly Myers currently serves as Lecturer of oboe at Pacific Lutheran University and holds the second oboe position in the Olympia Symphony Orchestra. She earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Lethbridge, and a Master of Music degree from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, where she also pursued doctoral studies. Prior to moving to Seattle, she served as Associate Professor of Oboe at the University of Alabama School of Music, and principal oboe of the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra.

Ms. Myers is an active orchestral, chamber, and solo performer, and has performed with the Seattle Symphony, Symphony Tacoma, Northwest Sinfonietta, Seattle Modern Orchestra, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. She has toured throughout the United States, Europe and Canada as both a soloist and chamber musician. Chamber music is a main passion for Shelly, and as a member of the Cavell Trio (along with clarinetist Osiris Molina, and bassoonist Jenny Mann), she recorded three albums on the Blue Griffin record label. Shelly’s life in Seattle also includes personal training/fitness instructing, time in the mountains hiking/skiing, and spending time with her husband Mike, and their son Seth.