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Lelie Resnick

College of Performing Arts; Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music
Office Location: Oliphant Hall 209


Lelie Resnick currently holds the position of English Horn with the Pacific Symphony.  She is also English Hornist of the Long Beach Symphony and Principal Oboe of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.

Lelie has also served the position of English Horn in the Colorado Symphony, Honolulu Symphony and the San Diego Symphonies. In 2013, she played a part of a season on English Horn with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. In 2004 she held a one-year position as second oboe with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. She has been performing with them since 1999, including opening performances of the Walt Disney Concert Hall and tours to Asia, Scotland, Cologne, New York, Seattle and San Francisco. In 2006, Lelie won a one-year position on English Horn with the San Francisco Symphony.

Aside from tours with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Lelie has also played on the Pacific Symphony's European Tour in March 2006 as well as the Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra and the Spoleto Festival in Italy. Lelie performed with the Mainly Mozart festival in San Diego for three seasons.

Lelie was prominently featured playing oboe on the series “Mozart and the Jungle” on Amazon. She was also a featured soloist on a recording with the Curtis Symphony, conducted by Andre Previn and released by EMI. She was also a featured soloist with the Honolulu Symphony and the Pacific Symphony performing Sibelius’s “Swan of Tuonela” and Copland’s “Quiet City.” She has also been active recording for Motion Pictures and Television.

Lelie has taught at the Biola Conservatory of Music since 2014 and served as faculty at UCLA for one semester.

Lelie graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia where she studied with Richard Woodhams, principal oboist in the Philadelphia Orchestra.  Before going to Curtis, she attended high school at the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts, studying with Allan Vogel. She continued her studies with him at the California Institute of the Arts.

Lelie and her husband, clarinetist Joshua Ranz, have 2 young boys and have enjoyed living in Long Beach, where they have lived since they moved to Southern California in 1999.