Oboist Danny Cruz is an active performer and teacher serving Greater Houston. He developed his skills as an educator teaching at Zwink Elementary (Klein ISD), as a teaching assistant at Louisiana State University, and maintaining a private studio. He currently produces educational videos on the OboeFiles YouTube channel. Mr. Cruz holds a bachelor’s degree in oboe performance and music education from The Eastman School of Music. He has participated in the Texas Music Festival orchestra, Banff, Saarburg International Chamber Music Festival, Vianden Chamber music festival, and Aruba Symphony Festival. In 2013 he won the Brighton Symphony Concerto Competition, resulting in a solo appearance with the orchestra. He wants to thank his mother for her incredible support.