Connie Ignatiou Bio

Connie IgnatiouConnie Ignatiou is currently the 2nd oboist for the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and is also pursuing her Doctoral of Musical Arts degree from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music where she studies under Dr. Mark Ostoich. Her Master’s degree was received from University of North Carolina at Greensboro, studying under Dr. Mary Ashley Barret, and her Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Illinois University, studying under Mr. Joseph Martin.
Connie keeps an active playing career, performing with such groups as the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, Lexington Philharmonic, Muncie Symphony, Richmond Symphony (IN), and Kentucky Symphony. She also participated in the Barbirolli International Festival and Competition in 2009 where she was the recipient of the ‘Best High G’ award.
During her undergraduate degree, Connie was several times winner of the annual concerto competition where she received the honor of playing a concerto with the school’s orchestra. She was also winner of the annual honors recital four years in a row; a unique accomplishment in the school’s history.