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Francisco J. Castillo

Oboe Professor and Chamber Music Instructor

Pasadena City College

HQ Phone:  (626) 585-7123

Email: f***@***.edu

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Pasadena City College

1570 E. Colorado Blvd.

Pasadena, California,91106

United States

Company Description

Pasadena City College (PCC), founded in 1924, sits on 53 acres in downtown Pasadena. PCC provides high-quality, academically rigorous instruction in a comprehensive transfer and vocational curriculum, as well as learning activities designed to improve the econ...more

Background Information

Employment History

Oboe Professor

Pomona College


Principal Oboe

California Philharmonic


Affiliations

Local

Executive Board Member


University of Redlands

Adjunct Professor of Oboe


Cal Phil

Chairman of the Orchestra Committee


American Federation of Musicians

CalPhil Member and Chair of the Local 47 Committee


Education

Bachelor

oboe , composition and orchestral conducting

University of Costa Rica


Master of Music

oboe performance

University of Southern California


Master of Music degree

USC


Web References(45 Total References)


San Fernando Valley Symphony Orchestra | Classical Music Concerts for the San Fernando and Conejo Valleys | About the Orchestra

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Francisco Castillo - Solo Oboe
Francisco Castillo Francisco J. Castillo earned his MM in oboe performance from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor and "Licenciatura" from the University of Costa Rica. He was the winner of the Costa Rica National prize in composition, 1979, for his orchestral work TUPACK AMARU. As an Oboist, Francisco was a prize winner at the 34th Chamber Music Competition in Colmar, France, with the USC Graduate Woodwind Quintet and also won the first William Criss Memorial Award at USC in 1985. Mr. Castillo also works and records for the movie industry. Francisco also recorded tonight's concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London, England, under the direction of the composer. Francisco is principal Oboist with the Redlands Symphony and the California Philharmonic Orchestra among others. Mr. Castillo is also the oboe and Chamber Music instructor at the University of Redlands, Pomona College, Pasadena City College, the Idyllwild Arts Academy and the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. He has been recognized as an outstanding oboe teacher and chamber music clinician. Francisco lives in Los Angeles, California.


www.redlandsdailyfacts.com

The Redlands Symphony will perform the world premiere of Francisco Castillo's "Rhapsody for Oboe, English Horn, and Orchestra" with oboist Liang Wang and the composer appearing as soloists, 8p.m. April14 in the University of Redlands Memorial Chapel.
Robertson will conduct Castillo's "Rhapsody," Co Nguyen, the symphony's assistant conductor, will conduct the Mozart overture and Strauss concerto. "The rhapsody came about in a funny kind of way," Castillo said. But he continued to press his point," Castillo said. "I jokingly said that I didn't want to play an Albinoni or Vivaldi concerto and would prefer something more interesting and new. Wang replied, `Well then, write something yourself.' And so I did," Castillo said. Castillo is a composer, orchestra conductor and oboe performer and soloist. He was born in San Jose, Costa Rica, lives in Los Angeles and works throughout Southern California. Castillo graduated with a Master of Music degree from USC. He received his Licenciatura and Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Costa Rica. He won the Costa Rican National prize in composition in 1979, and the 34th Chamber Music Competition in Colmar, France, in 1985. Castillo is principal oboist with the Redlands Symphony, California Philharmonic Orchestra and the Pasadena Pops Orchestra. He has performed with many orchestras in the United States and abroad. He recently recorded the Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra by Charles Fernandez with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Castillo is an oboe and chamber music instructor at the University of Redlands, Pasadena City College, Pomona College, the Idyllwild Arts Academy and the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. He has been recognized as an outstanding oboe teacher and chamber music clinician. Many of his students have won major solo and chamber music competitions in the United States, and his students have also been admitted to universities and music schools in the United States.


Music Studio

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Francisco Castilloearned his MM in oboe performance from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor and Licenciatura in oboe, composition and orchestra conducting from the University of Costa Rica.He was the winner of the Costa Rica National prize in composition, 1979, for his orchestral work, TUPACK AMARU.In 1988 the Los Angeles Philharmonic Woodwind Quintet premiered his Woodwind Quintet, Op.22, No.1.The Pasadena Pops Orchestra premiered his Concerto for Pasadena, a concerto for full orchestra, commissioned by the Pasadena Arts Council.Mr. Castillo is also the oboe and Chamber Music instructor at Redlands University, Pasadena City College, Pomona College, the Idyllwild Arts Academy and the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts.He has been recognized as an outstanding oboe teacher and chamber music clinician.Many of his students have won major solo and chamber music competitions in the United States, and his students have also been admitted to the best Universities and Music Schools in the United States.


San Fernando Valley Symphony Orchestra | Classical Music Concerts for the San Fernando and Conejo Valleys | Latest News

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The renowned oboist, Francisco Castillo, enthralled the audience by performing this great Concerto in an incredible display of virtuosity, using the "circular breathing" technique which allows him to play very long passages of music seemingly without taking a breath.


Guitar Recordings Archives - Gregg Nestor GuitarGregg Nestor Guitar

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Tracks 9, 10 with Francisco Castillo, Oboe, English Horn


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