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Laura Virginia Pitner

Laura Virginia Pitner

Laura Virginia Pitner

Biography

Praised on oboe for her dark, singing tone and exceptional technique, Laura Pitner, based in Columbus, OH, has had a lifelong passion for performance. Laura has held principal oboe positions with the Westwood Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra (Austin, TX), and second/English horn positions with the Austin Youth Orchestra (Austin, TX) and The Ohio State University Wind Symphony and Symphony Orchestra (Columbus, OH).

Laura is a student at The Ohio State University, double majoring in music and arts management, with a hope of pursuing a performance career in pit orchestras and film scoring. She studies with Dr. Abby Yeakle Held, and regularly shadows local theatre music director Malik Khalfani in regional pits in the greater Columbus area. Laura is working diligently to improve her skills on other woodwind instruments.

Regions

  • Chicago/Midwest

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Maestra Expertise

  • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician

Primary Instruments

  • English Horn
  • Oboe
  • Voice

Additional Instruments

  • Flute

Additional Skills

  • Actor-Musician
  • Singer/Performer
  • Arts Administration

Current Student?

  • College