Kristen Cooke

Kristen Cooke

Biography: 

Oboist Kristen Cooke is a D.M.A. candidate in performance at the University of British Columbia. In addition to her work with the Duo 1010 Collective, she is a core member of the Fireside woodwind quintet and performs frequently with ensembles including the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Kamloops Symphony, and Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra. In 2017, she was named a BC Emerging Musician by the Royal Over-Seas League. Her interests encompass creative programming, performance psychology, and the changing roles of oboe players through history. www.kristencooke.com