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Olivia Dobbs

Olivia Dobbs

Biography

Olivia Dobbs is a woodwind doubler based out of Milwaukee, WI.

Olivia enjoys a multifaceted freelance career in the pit, the studio, and onstage. In addition to playing for regional theatre productions, they premiered the flute book for the contemporary folk musical "Passing By" (featured in the Chicago and New York Musical Theatre Festivals in 2015). As a collaborative improviser, she accompanies comics in The Improvised Musical (T.I.M.). Olivia performs with regional symphony orchestras and big bands, works as a session musician with local bands and composers, and maintains a small private lesson studio.

Some recent credits include playing "Crazy For You" (Reed 1) with the Southeastern Summer Theatre Institute, and performing at Alpine Valley with Dead Horses as they opened for The Who's "Moving On! Tour" appearance.

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film
  • Tours

Regions

  • Chicago/Midwest

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Pit Musician (Other)

My Primary Instrument

  • Flutes, saxophones, clarinets

My Instruments

  • Clarinet
  • Flute
  • Piccolo
  • Saxophone
  • Other
  • Recorder, tinwhistle, fife

Software

  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • Sibelius

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)

Pronouns

  • THEY/SHE