Alex Liedtke is acting Assistant Principal Oboe/English Horn of the North Carolina Symphony. He has previously held the position of Principal Oboe with Symphony Orchestra Augusta and the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra. He obtained a bachelor’s degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music and a master’s degree from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. His principal teachers are Elizabeth Camus, Robin Driscoll, and Robert Morgan. Outside of the oboe, Alex enjoys hiking, strong coffee, admiring his cat, and driving his Corolla as though it were a performance sports car.