Bachelor of Music, Northwestern University
Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern University
Master of Music, Northwestern University
Additional music study at the Banff Centre and Lucerne Festival Academy
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, LA Phil Noon to Midnight, Philadelphia Orchestra Barnes-Stokowski, and the NY Phil Biennial.
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.
Away from music, his interests include 19th-century and contemporary literature, dogs, train travel, and coffee.