Jillian Camwell & Peter Cooper
Forty Progressive Melodies by A.M.R. Barret

Forty Progressive Melodies by A.M.R. Barret

A complete recording of Barret’s 40 Progressive Melodies by Jillian Camwell & Peter Cooper

Oboists Jillian Camwell and Peter Cooper are pleased to release their recording of A.M.R. Barret’s 40 Progressive Melodies in the summer of 2021 on the Teal Creek Music label. The recording features Peter Cooper on the top melodic line, accompanied by Jillian Camwell on the lower line. All forty melodies will also include a bonus play-along track for oboists to perform the top line along with Dr. Camwell.

Principal Oboist of the Colorado Symphony and Teaching Professor of Oboe at the University of Colorado, Peter Cooper has taught and performed as soloist with orchestras in Asia, Europe and the United States. He previously held positions in the San Francisco Symphony and Principal Oboist of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestras. A prize winner in the Tokyo Oboe Competition, he recorded the Strauss and Mullikin Concertos with Sir Neville Marriner and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. Mr Cooper is a Marigaux artist, and Marigaux has sponsored him in a series of recitals and masterclasses in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He studied with Gladys Elliot and Ray Still.

Dr. Jillian Camwell is currently Assistant Professor of Oboe at Troy University in Troy, Alabama. She holds degrees from the Universities of Calgary, Northern Colorado, and Oregon where she studied with David Sussman, Peter Cooper and J. Robert Moore.

Dr. Camwell has presented recitals and master classes internationally. She has performed with numerous orchestras, including Calgary Philharmonic, Greeley Philharmonic, Eugene Symphony, Eugene Opera, Oregon Mozart Players, Des Moines Metro Opera, Des Moines Symphony, as well as various regional orchestras across the US and Canada. Camwell has held the position of English horn and third oboe with Orchestra Iowa since 2005. She recently commissioned a new piece for oboe, bassoon, and piano by Philip Wharton and is collaborating on more works with composers Traci Mendel and Robert W. Smith. Jillian plays on a Marigaux oboe.

Artists​: Jillian Camwell & Peter Cooper

Title​: 40 Progressive Melodies by A.M.R. Barret with additional bassline play-along tracks

Label​: Teal Creek Music (TC-2058)

Release Date: June 1, 2021

Contact: jcamwell@troy.edu & peter@peterwcooper.com

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