While COVID-19 has led to canceled concerts and live events around the world, Andrew Nogal is staying active as a performer and educator with the following engagements (remote and virtual): 

Winter/Spring 2021:

  • Studio recording of “Sawtooth Squared” by Daniel Adams alongside bassoonist Ben Roidl-Ward, February (Release information TBD)
  • Chicago Wind Project performs a New Music Chicago livestream, April (Details TBA)
  • University of Illinois – performing new student works with Ritual Action (Details TBA)
  • Ongoing: Recording concert videos with the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra

Autumn 2020

  • Recording concerts with the Chicago-area New Philharmonic and Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra for later broadcast
  • Chicago Wind Project returns to the studio to record “A statue is set on a pedestal, and does not move from it” by Boston composer Anthony Stillabower
  • University of Oregon – oboe master class
  • Concerts from the Library of Congress – virtual concert by Ensemble Dal Niente to be streamed on 11/13/20
  • Premiere recording of Daniel Nelson’s Three Improvisations for oboe and piano with pianist Daniel Schlosberg (release date TBA)
  • Ritual Action virtual workshop with composers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Washington – recording faculty works with Ensemble Dal Niente [postponed due to November pandemic mitigation measures put in place within the state of Illinois]

Spring 2020

  • Daily improvisation videos at
  • Fresno Pacific University – career talk for music majors, 3/26/20
  • University of Georgia – seminar on writing for the oboe, 4/3/20
  • Berklee College of Music – student composition recordings, 4/7/20
  • University of Chicago – student composition readings, 5/13/20
  • Knox College – virtual composition residency with Ritual Action
  • Columbia College Chicago – orchestration class at-home recordings
  • The Library of Congress Boccaccio Project, for which Richard Drehoff Jr. has composed a new oboe solo, “shadow of a difference / falling”

Please contact him to book a seminar, lecture, collaboration, or recording project during this unusual time.