Holly Patterson

Oboe and English Horn
El Paso Symphony Orchestra, South Coast Symphony Orchestra, Long Beach Ballet Orchestra

Oboist Holly Patterson is currently acting principal oboe of the El Paso Symphony Orchestra, and principal oboe of both the South Coast Symphony Orchestra and the Long Beach Ballet Orchestra.

Holly has been fortunate enough to combine her love of travel with her love of playing classical music and has appeared as a soloist with orchestras touring Costa Rica, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, and Spain. She is especially proud of her work with "Fiddlers on the Reef," a musical outreach program to the children of Belize.

Holly has played oboe, English horn, and oboe d'amore professionally throughout southern California for over forty years. She has recorded for television, film, radio, and on pop, rock, hip hop, and classical CDs. For the past 42 years, Holly appeared on television weekly as principal oboist for Crystal Cathedral/Hour of Power Orchestra.