Stuart Breczinski

Oboist

Stuart Breczinski is a New York-based oboist, composer, audio engineer, and educator whose early interest in making unusual sounds on the oboe has developed into a passion for creating and sharing innovative audio with audiences of all backgrounds.  A proponent of chamber music and the music of our day, Breczinski is a member of the City of Tomorrow, a woodwind quintet dedicated to the promotion and performance of contemporary works, and of Ensemble Mélange, a virtuosic sextet whose repertoire spans a myriad of genres.  He performs regularly as a chamber musician with NOVUS NY, the Talea Ensemble, and Contemporaneous, and he has also performed with Bang on a Can, the International Contemporary Ensemble, the New York New Music Ensemble, and Signal.

Breczinski was the winner of the 2018 Matthew Ruggiero International Woodwind Competition; and he received an honorable mention at the 2015 IDRS Gillet-Fox International Competition.  He is an affiliate artist instructor of oboe at Sarah Lawrence College in New York.  From 2012-2014 he was the oboist with Ensemble ACJW (now Ensemble Connect), a program of Carnegie Hall, the Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education.