Ellen Sudia-Coudron (oboe, oboe d’amore and English Horn) attended the University of Michigan where she received her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in oboe performance. While attending the University, Ms. Sudia-Coudron had the opportunity to tour Europe with the Michigan Symphony Band and played in the Canary Islands Opera Festival with the University Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Sudia-Coudron has studied with Ronald Odmark, Florian Mueller, Arno Mariotti, Daniel Stolper, Don Baker, John Snow and Robert Sorton,
Ms. Sudia-Coudron’s current positions include principal second oboe with the Flint Symphony Orchestra and second oboe/English Horn with the Saginaw Bay Orchestra. Ms. Sudia-Coudron has performed with the Ann Arbor Symphony, the Toledo Symphony, the Michigan Sinfonietta and the Michigan Chamber Orchestra. She has also performed in the orchestras at the Michigan Opera Theater, Fox Theater, Masonic Temple, Fisher Theater, the Meadowbrook Theater and the DTE Engery Theater.
Ms. Sudia-Coudron maintains her oboe studio in the Ann Arbor-Saline area and has been teaching for over 30 years. Currently she teaches oboe students at the Saline Middle School and is an adjunct professor at the Concordia Uniiversity in Ann Arbor. When Ms. Sudia-Coudron isn’t playing or teaching the oboe and English Horn she is learning to play the harp.