Hollis Ulaky is currently Principal Oboist of the Charlotte Symphony. She is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, where she studied with Thomas Fay and James Gorton. Before joining the CSO, Ms. Ulaky was principal oboist in the Wheeling Symphony, and Opera Festival Orchestra in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She has performed chamber music at the Sarasota Music Festival, the Charles Ives Center for the Performing Arts and at Piccolo Spoleto. As a founding member of the chamber music group, Rhodora, Ms. Ulaky continues to perform recitals throughout the southeast. She recently premiered works for oboe and organ, and oboe , bassoon and piano at the IDRS conference in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Ms. Ulaky has been featured in Today’s Charlotte Woman Magazine, The Charlotte Observer , and was voted Best Female Instrumentalist in 2004 by Charlotte Magazine.
An avid educator, Ms. Ulaky serves on the faculties of Winthrop University and Queens University of Charlotte and was a member of the faculty of Cannon Music Camp at Appalachian University and woodwind coach for the Youth Symphony of the Carolinas.
Hollis Ulaky is a Yamaha Performing Artist.