Arthur Sato, Oboe
Oboist Arthur Sato has performed with The Orchestra of St. Lukes, American Ballet Theater, San Diego Symphony, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Princeton Symphony, Long Island Philharmonic, Oregon Symphony, The Juilliard Centennial Tour Orchestra, and regularly appears in the orchestras of the Broadway productions of South Pacific and Phantom of the Opera. His various chamber music and orchestral endeavors have afforded him performances throughout Western Europe, the Baltics, North America, Brazil and Japan. Mr. Sato has had the opportunity to collaborate with recording artists Herbie Hancock, Alicia Keys, Josh Groban, Lenny Kravitz, Shania Twain, Sufjan Stevens, and has appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America, NPR’s Performance Today, PBS’s Live from Lincoln Center, and Janos Starker’s 75th Anniversary Concert. As a charter member of The Academy—a Program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School and the Weill Music Institute, Arthur has performed chamber music extensively in Carnegie Hall with Ensemble ACJW. Mr. Sato regularly performs new music throughout the Tri-State area with Manhattan Sinfonietta, Cygnus Ensemble, Second Instrumental Music and The Juilliard School’s Axiom Ensemble. Arthur made his solo debut at the age of 18, performing Richard Strauss’s Concerto for Oboe and Small Orchestra with musicians from the Oregon Symphony. A year later, he was appointed Associate Principal Oboe/Solo English Horn of the Symphony Orchestra of Nuevo Leone in Monterrey, MX. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Indiana University and his Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School, under the guidance of John Mack and Elaine Douvas.