Lani Spahr, a leading performer on period oboes in the United States, is a member of Boston Baroque, the Handel & Haydn Society Orchestra of Boston and performs frequently with Tafelmusik in Toronto. In addition, he has appeared with many of the countrys leading period instrument orchestras, including Philharmonia Baroque, the American Classical Orchestra, Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, Concert Royal, Philadelphia Classical Orchestra, the Lyra Concert, Connecticut Early Music Festival Orchestra, San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival and Arcadia Players. Also a modern oboist, he is formerly the principal oboist of the Colorado Springs Symphony Orchestra, the Colorado Opera Festival, the American Chamber Winds, the Maine Chamber Ensemble and made his European solo début in November of 1999 playing John McCabes Oboe Concerto with the Hitchin Symphony Orchestra in England and in the summer of 2000 presented a solo recital at Imperial College in London. He has served on the faculties of Colorado College, Phillips Exeter Academy (NH) and the University of New Hampshire Chamber Music Institute. He has toured throughout North America, Europe and the Far East on period and modern oboes and has recorded for Telarc, Vox, Music Masters and LOiseau Lyre.