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Caryn Crutchfield

Woodwind Ensemble Coach
Department of Arts
Music Program
Office
WNPAC Room 189

Music Program

Department of Arts

Caryn Crutchfield is beginning 5th year as an adjunct professor at The University of Texas Permian Basin. She has been the principal oboist with the Midland-Odessa Symphony for twenty-two years and performs regularly with the symphony's resident woodwind quintet, the West Texas Winds. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree and a Master of Music degree in Oboe Performance from West Texas A&M University where she studied with Robert Krause. Caryn was privileged to be the guest soloist with the MOSC in 2012. She has performed at the Texas Music Educators' Association Convention on three occasions and with the WTAMU Director's Band at the Texas Bandmasters' Association Convention twice. Caryn currently teaches private lessons to students throughout the Permian Basin and has a thriving reed-making business. She is married to Kevin, a violinist in the Midland-Odessa Symphony, and has three children.

Last Updated: 12/19/2019
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