Aaron Hill serves on the faculty at the University of Virginia and plays principal oboe in the Charlottesville and University Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Hill holds the Master of Music and Artist Diploma degrees from the Yale School of Music, where he was the recipient of the Thomas Nyfenger Memorial Prize and the Bachelor of Music degree with Highest Honors from the University of Michigan. He has presented master classes at the University of Texas, the University of North Texas, Michigan, West Virginia, and Oklahoma State University.
From 2002-2008, Mr. Hill played principal oboe in the Flint Symphony Orchestra, including a solo appearance performing Mozart’s Oboe Concerto. He has also performed with the Rochester Philharmonic, San Diego Symphony, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Hartford Symphony, Richmond Symphony, Roanoke Symphony, Windsor Symphony, and Ensemble ACJW. During the summer, Mr. Hill is a member of the Wintergreen Festival Orchestra. He has been honored as a Yamaha Young Performing Artist and was awarded the Grand Prize in the Mu Phi Epsilon Society for Musical Arts Competition and the Leche Trust Prize at the Barbirolli International Oboe Competition. He studied with Richard Killmer, Stephen Taylor, Nancy Ambrose King, David Weiss, and Klaus Becker.