Title: Former DTAA Graduate Assistant
Libby Abbott is a native of Midlothian, Virginia. Libby earned her B.M. in Oboe Performance at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University in 2016, studying with Professor Linda Strommen as a Premier Young Artist scholarship recipient. While at Indiana University, she attended the Hidden Valley Music Seminar’s Master Classes with Elaine Douvas and was a participant at the John Mack Oboe Camp and the Oxford Oboe Camp. She has also worked at the National Repertory Orchestra in Breckenridge, Colorado as the Development Intern. During her first year at the University of Akron, Libby served as an Intern for the Akron Symphony Orchestra. While visiting home in Virginia, she works as a volunteer for Chesterfield CASA, a nonprofit organization that seeks to advocate for abused and neglected children in the Chesterfield area. Libby is passionate about the arts and plans to use her passion and performance background to work in Arts Administration to ensure the presence and growth of arts within our communities.