A native of San Francisco, twenty-five year old oboist Liam Boisset has already performed in many of the world’s great concert halls. Recently he served as guest Principal Oboe with the Los Angeles Philharmonic – including two international tours – as well as the Metropolitan Opera, the Saint Paul Chamber
Orchestra, the Nashville Symphony, and the Calgary Philharmonic. Mr. Boisset also regularly performs in supporting roles with the New York Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the San Francisco Symphony.
In the past, Mr. Boisset has appeared as a concerto soloist with the Las Vegas Philharmonic and the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra. Every summer, Mr. Boisset looks forward to teaching and performing alongside Elaine Douvas at Hidden Valley Music Seminars in Carmel, California. He was also a featured teacher and performer in the inaugural season of the Juilliard Summer Winds festival this past summer. He has been awarded fellowships at the Aspen Music Festival and School, and the Tanglewood Music Center, and was recently a featured guest artist at ChamberFest Cleveland. Mr. Boisset studied with Elaine Douvas at the Juilliard School and Eugene Izotov at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
Liam Boisset performs on a Howarth XL VT.
Born in Manhattan and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Brooks Fisher began his musical career as a boy soprano. Brooks sang numerous operatic roles across the country and abroad, including a production of The Turn of the Screw at the Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Chile.
As an oboist, Brooks frequently performs with the San Francisco Symphony, the Houston Symphony, and the Louisiana Philharmonic. Brooks can be heard on the San Francisco Symphony’s latest releases of Mahler’s Symphony No. 6 and Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms.
Brooks spent five summers at the Aspen Music Festival and School, where he studied with Elaine Douvas, Richard Woodhams, and Mingjia Liu. In 2020, he was awarded a Fellowship at the Tanglewood Music Center.
Brooks holds a bachelor's degree from Oberlin Conservatory and a master's degree from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, where he studied with Robert Walters and Robert Atherholt, respectively. Brooks also completed further graduate studies at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of Eugene Izotov. Earlier in his career, Brooks studied with Brenda Schuman-Post and Jonathan Fischer.
Brooks performs on a F. Lorée Royal.