David Cowley - Oboe
David Cowley is a Buffet Artiste and one of the leading oboists in Great Britain. He plays a Buffet Prestige Greenline. He combined a long career as principal oboe of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales (1979–2016) and professor of oboe at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (1979–2012), with concerto performances, recitals and masterclasses in the UK, Europe, the USA, Australia and New Zealand; he has also appeared as guest principal with other top British orchestras such as the LSO, LPO, Philharmonia and CBSO.
His many recordings include French music for oboe and piano (DJC001) (2003) and English and Welsh Music for Oboe and Piano (DJC002) (2010) on the Dryad Discs label.
David is now based in the London area as a freelance performer and teacher.