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Mr. Francisco Castillo J.

Oboe Professor

Idyllwild Arts Academy

HQ Phone: (951) 659-2171

Idyllwild Arts Academy

52500 Temecula Road P. O. Box 38

Idyllwild, California 92549

United States

Company Description

Idyllwild Arts Academy is committed to supporting arts education for students from a wide variety of backgrounds, regardless of an individual family's ability to pay the full tuition amount. We believe it is vital to a student's current and future success ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Oboe Professor and Chamber Music Instructor
Los Angeles County High School for the Arts

Principal Oboe
California Philharmonic

Oboe Professor
Pomona College

Oboe Professor and Chamber Music Instructor
Pasadena City College

Principal Oboe
Redlands Symphony

Affiliations

Oboe Professor
University of Redlands

Chairman of the Orchestra Committee
Cal Phil

CalPhil Member and Chair of the Local 47 Committee
American Federation of Musicians

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 (50 Total References)


USA Boarding Schools | oboeinsight

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Francisco J. Castillo


Francisco Castillo, Woodwind ...

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Francisco Castillo, Woodwind Ensemble Francisco Castillo earned his Masters in Music in oboe performance from the University of Southern California, a Bachelors 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 hisWoodwind Quintet, Op.22, No.1. 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. In 1998, after a very successful concert tour to China, Francisco was given an honorary membership to the Chinese Musicians Union and the Literary Society of Shingdao by the Chinese Musicians Union and the government of China for his teachings and help to Chinese students. Francisco is the principal Oboist with the Redlands Symphony, California Philharmonic Orchestra, Burbank Symphony Orchestra, The Chamber Orchestra of Pasadena, San Bernardino Orchestra and the Pasadena Pops Orchestra. He is the solo oboist with the Los Angeles Woodwind Quintet and the new age jazz group L.A. Reed Machine. Mr. Castillo has performed with many different orchestras including the San Diego Symphony, San Diego Opera, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Mr. Castillo is also the Oboe and the Chamber Music instructor at Redlands University, La Sierra University, the Idyllwild Arts Academy and the Los Angeles 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 have been admitted to the best universities and music schools.


Francisco Castillo, Woodwind ...

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Francisco Castillo, Woodwind Ensemble Francisco Castillo earned his Masters in Music in oboe performance from the University of Southern California, a Bachelors 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 hisWoodwind Quintet, Op.22, No.1. 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. In 1998, after a very successful concert tour to China, Francisco was given an honorary membership to the Chinese Musicians Union and the Literary Society of Shingdao by the Chinese Musicians Union and the government of China for his teachings and help to Chinese students. Francisco is the principal Oboist with the Redlands Symphony, California Philharmonic Orchestra, Burbank Symphony Orchestra, The Chamber Orchestra of Pasadena, San Bernardino Orchestra and the Pasadena Pops Orchestra. He is the solo oboist with the Los Angeles Woodwind Quintet and the new age jazz group L.A. Reed Machine. Mr. Castillo has performed with many different orchestras including the San Diego Symphony, San Diego Opera, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Mr. Castillo is also the Oboe and the Chamber Music instructor at Redlands University, La Sierra University, the Idyllwild Arts Academy and the Los Angeles 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 have been admitted to the best universities and music schools.


Idyllwild Arts Academy :: Music Faculty

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Francisco J. Castillo Oboe/Woodwind Ensemble instructor Francisco Castillo earned his Master of Music in oboe performance from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor and Licenciatura in oboe, composition and orchestral conducting from the University of Costa Rica. As an oboist, Francisco was a prizewinner at the 34th Chamber Music Competition in Colmar, France, with the USC Graduate Woodwind Quintet and he won the first William Criss Memorial Award at USC in 1985. Francisco is principal oboist with the Redlands Symphony, California Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Pasadena Pops Orchestra. Mr. Castillo has performed with many orchestras including the San Diego Symphony, San Diego Opera, Los Angeles Philharmonic, New West Symphony Orchestra, Pacific Symphony, Long Beach Symphony, Riverside Philharmonic, Burbank Symphony Orchestra, San Bernardino Orchestra and the Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Castillo works and records for the movie industry and has performed on CDs with many different artists. Most recently Francisco recorded theConcerto for Oboe and Orchestra by Charles Fernandez with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London, England, under the direction of the composer.

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Mr. Castillo's principal oboe teachers were William Criss, David Weiss, Alan Vogel, David Busch, Claudio Bondi, Hernan Masis and Barbara Northcutt.


The Redlands Symphony will perform the ...

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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.

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Robertson will conduct Castillo's "Rhapsody," Co Nguyen, the symphony's assistant conductor, will conduct the Mozart overture and Strauss concerto.
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"The rhapsody came about in a funny kind of way," Castillo said.
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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.
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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.

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