Lorraine Duso is an Assistant Professor at the University of Central Arkansas teaching double reeds and adjunct oboe instructor at Hendrix College since 1999. Born and raised in Flint, Michigan, she moved to Conway playing in the Principal Oboe in the Conway Symphony and Pine Bluff Symphony, and Second Oboe with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. She has also performed in orchestras outside of the State of Arkansas such as the Knoxville Symphony, TN, the Orquesta Sinfonica de Estado de Mexico and Orquesta Sinfonia de Jalapa in Mexico. As a soloist she has performed with the Fuzhou Philharmonic Orchestra in Fuzhou, China, and the Little Rock Wind Symphony. Dr. Duso spends her summers in Sidney, Maine teaching oboe at the New England Music Camp, a seven-week summer program for junior and high school students. She received her Bachelor of Music degree at Indiana University, her Master of Music degree from Manhattan School of Music and her Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan. Her teachers include Jerry Sirucek, Joseph Robinson, Tom Stacy and Harry Sargous.