Hauser and Maiello join faculty
Jared Hauser joined the Blair faculty as assistant professor of oboe in August. He has performed throughout North America and Europe appearing as soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. Appointed principal oboist of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra in 2002, he has been a featured soloist with the OPO and has also appeared as soloist with such diverse groups as Bella Baroque, the Bournemouth Symphonette at the Isle of Wight International Oboe Festival, the Hot Springs Music Festival Orchestra, and the Chamber Orchestra of Northern New York, among others.
Hauser received top prizes at the 2001 Isle ofWight International Oboe Competition (the only American prize winner in the competition’s history) and the 2000 Detroit Symphony Orchestra Bradlin Competition. He was appointed to the faculty of the Lynn University Conservatory of Music in 2004 and also taught at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. Each summer he performs and instructs at the Hot Springs Music Festival in Arkansas and serves as a faculty member at the Interlochen Center for the Arts.
Hauser holds degrees from the University of Michigan, the Oberlin Conservatory and Rice University. His principal teachers include Robert Atherholt, Dan Stolper, James Caldwell, Alex Klein, Elizabeth Camus, Harry Sargous and Mark Dubois.
James V. Maiello joined the musicology department as senior lecturer in music history and literature at the Blair School.
Maiello was awarded the Ph.D. in musicology with an optional emphasis in medieval studies in 2007 from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He holds a master’s degree in music history from Bowling Green State University and an undergraduate degree in music education from the State University of New York, Fredonia. His research is focused on liturgical music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, specifically 12th-century plainchant in the Tuscan city of Pistoia.
He previously taught music at Stissing Mountain Middle School in Pine Plains, New York.