May 8 at 3PM
Park City Eccles Performing Arts Center
BROOKS FISHER, Oboe
Brooks Fisher serves as Acting Associate Principal Oboe with the Utah Symphony. Born in Manhattan and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Brooks Fisher began his musical career as a boy soprano. Brooks sang numerous operatic roles across the country and abroad, including a production of The Turn of the Screw at the Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Chile.
In addition to the Utah Symphony, Brooks frequently performs oboe with the San Francisco Symphony, the Houston Symphony, and the Louisiana Philharmonic. Brooks can be heard on the San Francisco Symphony’s latest releases of Mahler’s Symphony No. 6 and Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms.
Brooks spent five summers at the Aspen Music Festival and School, where he studied with Elaine Douvas, Richard Woodhams, and Mingjia Liu. In 2020, he was awarded a Fellowship at the Tanglewood Music Center.
Brooks holds a bachelor's degree from Oberlin Conservatory and a master's degree from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, where he studied with Robert Walters and Robert Atherholt, respectively. Brooks also completed further graduate studies at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Eugene Izotov. Earlier in his career, Brooks studied with Brenda Schuman-Post and Jonathan Fischer.
Brooks performs on a F. Lorée Royal.