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Praised for her “palpable expression of music ” (Alexandria Connection review) oboist Emily Bentgen, is a Winchester area resident and has performed for celebrities such as Andre Watts, Dionne Warwick, Russell Thompson, Jr., Michael W. Smith and more. With a degree in oboe performance from Olivet University, Emily currently is principal oboe in the NIH Philharmonia, oboe and English Horn in the Pro ArtéChamber Orchestra of Greater Washington, Charles Washington Symphony Orchestra, Arioso Chorale orchestra and freelances throughout the DMV area and performances in Switzerland. Emily is a graphic artist and web designer in her spare time and teaches private lessons at Ellsworth music in Ranson, WV.