Marc Schachman attended Stanford University and the Juilliard School, where he was awarded the B.S., M.S., and the D.M.A. degrees. One of the worlds leading performers on early oboes, he is a founding member of some of Americas foremost period instrument chamber groups, the Aulos Ensemble, the Amadeus Winds, and the Helicon Winds. He has performed as principal oboist and soloist with many of the period instrument orchestras in the United States, including Philharmonia Baroque (San Francisco), the Handel & Haydn Society of Boston, Boston Baroque, the American Classical Orchestra (New York), and the Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra (Washington, D.C.). Marc Schachman has served on the faculty of Vassar College, and has given workshops and master classes at colleges and universities throughout the United States. He has performed at festivals worldwide, including Spoleto, Edinburgh, Göttingen, Perth, Tanglewood, Ravinia, and Mostly Mozart. On the modern oboe, he performs with the New York Chamber Soloists, the Orchestra of St Lukes and the Vermont Mozart Festival.