Oboist Andrew Nogal is an acclaimed orchestral performer, chamber musician, and interpreter of contemporary music.
A longtime member of Chicago’s Ensemble Dal Niente, he has also performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Oregon Symphony, CSO MusicNOW Ensemble, Talea Ensemble, Nunc, Zohn Collective, and Alarm Will Sound. His festival appearances include Cabrillo, Ojai, Astoria, Peninsula, Great Lakes Chamber Music, June in Buffalo, Ravinia, Ear Taxi, and the NY Phil Biennial. He is a member of the Grossman Ensemble, a project of the Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition.
His recent international engagements include concerts in Beijing, Nanning, Tokyo, Sydney, Auckland, and Vancouver, BC. For three summers, he performed under the direction of Pierre Boulez at the Lucerne Festival Academy. Nogal was awarded first prize at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition 2011 and received the Kranichstein Music Prize at the Darmstadt International Summer Courses for New Music 2012.
Also a dedicated educator, Nogal currently teaches at Loyola University Chicago. He has led master classes at the Peabody Conservatory, University of Oregon, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Williams College, and The Banff Centre. Nogal studied at Northwestern University, where he earned bachelors degrees in Music Performance and Art History as well as a masters degree in Music Performance.
Oboist Andrew Nogal, longtime member of Ensemble Dal Niente, has performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Oregon Symphony, CSO MusicNOW, Talea Ensemble, and Alarm Will Sound. His festival appearances include Cabrillo, Ojai, Astoria, Peninsula, Great Lakes Chamber Music, June in Buffalo, Ravinia, and the NY Phil Biennial. He is a member of the Grossman Ensemble at the Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition.
Recent international engagements include Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and the Beijing Modern Music Festival. An alumnus of the Lucerne Festival Academy, Nogal won first prize at the Fischoff Competition and the Kranichstein Music Prize at the Darmstadt Summer Courses.
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