Music Department Faculty and Staff

Prof. Elaine AuBuchon
Lecturer in Music, Oboe and Bassoon

Spring 2022

Monday and Wednesday at 11:30 and Tuesday and Wednesday at 9:30 and by appointment

Personal Pronouns: She/her

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 a Truman Symposium course 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.

Mrs. AuBuchon had 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. 

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