Jan Oliver Homann teaches oboe at Central Connecticut State University and the University of Bridgeport, as well as coaching woodwinds and teaching music theory at the Educational Center for the Arts in New Haven. He performs as a freelance oboist throughout Connecticut and is Principal Oboe of the New Britain Symphony Orchestra. Dr. Homann holds degrees from Northwestern University (BM), Yale University (MM) and City University of New York (DMA). His doctoral thesis covered the life’s work of Franz Joseph Rosinack (1748-1823), an eighteenth century oboist and arranger who worked for the Fürstenberg Court in Donaueschingen, Germany. He has additional studies at the Hochschule für Musik in Mannheim. Before coming to Connecticut Oliver performed for several years in Mexico, with the Orquestra Sinfonica de Aguas Calientes and the Filarmonica del Bajio in Guanajuato.