Victoria Oehmen - Flute, Clarinet & Saxophone
Victoria is a saxophonist and music educator originally from the Boston, MA area. She attended the Hartt School of Music, through the University of Hartford, and graduated in 2014 with a Bachelors of Music in both Music Education and Saxophone Performance. After graduating, she taught general and instrumental music for three years in a Pre-K - 8 school in Waterbury, CT and is now back at Hartt pursuing a full-time Masters Degree in Music Education with an emphasis in Research. Her primary instrument is saxophone, but she also teaches clarinet and flute. She is a former member of West End Blend, a funk group native to CT, with whom she toured the Eastern U.S., as well as collaborated, recorded and released 3 professional records. She also performs regularly with various groups such as Dopapod, Wild Adriatic, Mass Conn-Fusion and The Solid Gold Band. As an educator, Victoria's goal is to inspire every student to find their own individual passion for music. She firmly believes that everyone is capable of discovering the beauty of music in their own way and at any age.