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Roger Roe

Adjunct Associate Professor of Music (Oboe, English Horn)

Contact Information:
(812) 855-7825
Music Addition, MA168



  • M.M., Master of Music, Cleveland Institute of Music, 1992
  • B.M., Bachelor of Music, Southern Methodist University, 1990

Roger Roe assumed his duties as English Horn/Assistant Principal Oboe of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra in 1995. He is a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music, Southern Methodist University and Arts Magnet High School in Dallas and studied with John Mack and Eric Barr. Before coming to Indianapolis, he held oboe and English horn positions with the orchestras of Honolulu and Charleston, South Carolina.

Before joining the IU faculty, Mr. Roe served on the faculty of DePauw University for six years. In addition to solo appearances with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra on oboe, oboe d'amore, and English horn, Roger acts as narrator and creative consultant for children's programs. He is an active chamber musician and recitalist and is a past winner of the Fort Worth Young Artist Competition and of a Downbeat Magazine Award as Outstanding Young Classical Instrumentalist.