School of Music
College of Performing and Visual Arts
Euridice Alvarez, Assistant Professor of Oboe at the University of Northern Colorado School of Music, began oboe studies at the Victoriano López School of Music in her native Honduras with Leonel López and José Angel Abrego, and continued her education with American oboists Patricia Malone, Doris DeLoach, Geoffrey Burgess (Baroque oboe) and Richard Killmer.
Dr. Alvarez participated in several symphonies including: Mississippi, Meridian and Gulf Coast in Mississippi; Waco, Temple, and San Angelo in Texas; Rapides in Louisiana; Fort Collins, Greeley Philharmonic, Boulder Philharmonic, Bach Colorado Ensemble, Colorado Symphony in Colorado in Colorado, and Avanti in Washington, D.C. She performed as a soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra of Honduras, the Philharmonic Orchestra of San Pedro Sula (Honduras), the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) Symphony Orchestra, the UNC Wind Ensemble, the UNC Symphony Orchestra, the Avanti Symphony, the Nazareth Chamber Orchestra (New York), and most recently with the Greeley Chamber Orchestra (Colorado). She has performed on tour in the Bahamas, the Eastern Coast of the U.S., Italy, France, England, Costa Rica, and Panama. She has presented master classes in Florida, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Honduras, Costa Rica and Panama.
Dr. Alvarez participated in the Tutto Diffent Competition in Honduras (Gold Medal-winner); the Ducrest Young Artists International Competition in Louisiana (finalist); Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Woodwind Concerto Competition (winner); the MTNA Collegiate Artist State Competition (winner). Her teaching career began as a private oboe instructor and she later served on faculty with the Eastman Community School of Music, Houghton College, Nazareth College and USM. She holds degrees from USM (BM), Baylor University (MM) and the Eastman School of Music (DMA Performance and Literature) and was named a Presser Scholar in 2002.