Music Faculty & Staff

B.S., B.M., University of Missouri-Columbia; M.M., Northwestern University

Elaine AuBuchon teaches the Oboe and Bassoon Studios, Woodwind Methods I and II, Aural Skills III and IV, Teaching Elementary Music and Perspectives in Classical music at Truman State University.

She received a Bachelor of Music and a Bachelor of Science in Education at the University of Missouri-Columbia, and then moved to the Chicago area where she graduated with a Master of Music from Northwestern University. Her teachers were Ray Still and Dan Willett. She has also studied with Marion Arthur, Dan Stolper, Edward Dolbashian, John Mack, and Alex Klein.

She has been the principal oboist of the Elmhurst Symphony, the Waukesha Symphony, and the Missouri Chamber Orchestra as well as the English Hornist with the Quad City Symphony.

She has also performed with the New World Symphony under Michael Tilson Thomas as well as various other professional orchestras and chamber groups in the Chicago area.  She continues to perform solo and chamber recitals.

In addition to her teaching and performing duties at Truman, she teaches elementary music and middle school band at Faith Lutheran School.

Her oboe and bassoon students have gone on to successfull graduate programs in music or education at Truman State University, UMKC, Florida State and Indiana University.