Screenshot from DSO’s “The Music Makers,” with Principal Oboe and Professor of Oboe Erin Hannigan

SMU Meadows’ Professor Erin Hannigan is Principal Oboe of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Before coming to Dallas, she was a member of the Rochester Philharmonic from 1994 to 2001. During the summer, she performs with the Music in the Mountains Festival in Durango, Colo. Recent performances outside Dallas include engagements as guest principal oboist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony, Atlanta Symphony and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Recently, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra went behind the scenes with Professor Hannigan and Operation Kindness. Watch (and listen) the beautiful piece here:

[youtube width=”853″ height=”480″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKr0cm6-MGA[/youtube]

Hannigan has been a member of the Southern Methodist University faculty since 2002, where she is Adjunct Associate Professor of Oboe.