Elizabeth Koch Tiscione joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as Principal Oboe at the beginning of the 2007-08 season. She currently holds the George M. and Corrie Hoyt Brown Chair.
In addition to her responsibilities with the ASO, Mrs. Tiscione plays Principal Oboe at the Grand Teton Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Festival Mozaic, and is a member of the Atlanta Chamber Players. She has performed as a guest musician with the orchestras of San Francisco, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Detroit, St. Paul, Baltimore, Rochester, Buffalo, and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Solo engagements have included the World Youth Symphony Orchestra, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony, and Dekalb Symphony Orchestras. She has been featured on NPR's "From the Top", and has performed with many of the top chamber music festivals across the country, including the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.
Mrs. Tiscione has a love for teaching, and is currently a faculty member at Kennesaw State University. She also has a small private studio in Atlanta.
A native of Hamburg, NY, Mrs. Tiscione began the oboe in the NY State public school system at age 9, and continued her studies at Interlochen Arts Academy with Daniel Stolper. She then went on to study with Richard Woodhams at the Curtis Institute of Music. Other teachers include Mark DuBois, J. Bud Roach, Pierre Roy, Robert Walters, and Eugene Izotov.
Mrs. Tiscione is an alumni of the Summer Music Festival.