Montclair State Univeristy
Little Orchestra Society of New York
A native New Yorker, KeriAnn DiBari-Oberle is currently Assistant Principal/Second Clarinet of The Little Orchestra Society, James Judd, Music Director, and the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra under Maestro David Gilbert. Appointed Eb Clarinetist of the Erie Philharmonic by esteemed conductor Eji Oue, she continues to perform with the orchestra under it's current Music Director Daniel Meyer in various positions including Principal Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, and Saxophone. Ms. DiBari-Oberle has served as Principal Clarinet and as a member of the clarinet and saxophone sections for many orchestras including the New Jersey Symphony, The New York Pops, Orchestra of St. Luke's, American Symphony Orchestra, Brooklyn Philharmonic, Long Island Philharmonic, Connecticut Grand Opera, New York Choral Society, Queens Symphony Orchestra, Tulsa Ballet, Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Westchester Philharmonic, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, Fairfield County Chorale, Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Bronx Arts Ensemble, New York Virtuosi, Ridgefield Symphony and the Greater Bridgeport Symphony.
n Broadway, Ms. DiBari-Oberle held the Clarinet/Flute chair from 1994-2007 for Disney's Beauty and the Beast and can be heard on the original Broadway show soundtrack. Other Broadway credits include A Christmas Carol, Ragtime, and Crazy for You as well as the National Tour of A Chorus Line. Her most notable movie soundtrack recordings include Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, The Presidents (PBS), and Piglet's Big Movie. Off-Broadway KeriAnn can be heard at the Paper Mill Playhouse and has also had the pleasure of performing and recording with Matchbox 20, The Moody Blues, Joni Mitchell, Michael Feinstein, Crystal Gale, Mandy Patinkin, Peter Paul and Mary, Sigourney Weaver, James Earl Jones, The Manhattan Transfer, the Kit McClure Band, Il Divo, Cy Coleman, and the Gotham Wind Symphony.
Her woodwind quintet "FIVE" won the prestigious Artist International Competition which was followed by concerts at Weill Recital Hall, CAMI Hall, and a tri-state concert tour. She has also performed educational outreach with the Midori and Friends Organization and recorded educational soundtracks with the Carnegie Hall Weill Music Institute. Solo performances for New York's WQXR Radio include works by Creston, Etler, Mozart, Debussy, and Poulenc. Ms. DiBari-Oberle has spent summers performing at the Glimmerglass Festival, Aspen Music Festival, the Grand Teton Music Festival and the East/West Music Festival in Altenburg Germany.
Graduating Magna cum laude in the Scholar's Program from the Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College, KeriAnn holds degrees in both Performance and Education. Additionally, she earned a Masters of Music in Orchestral Performance from the Manhattan School of Music. Her teachers include Peter Simenauer, David Weber, Burt Hara, John Moses, Les Scott, Ed Joffe, and Bill Jackson.
Ms. DiBari-Oberle is Adjunct Professor of Clarinet and Acting Woodwinds Program Coordinator at the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University. She also maintains an active private studio and has taught at the Music Conservatory at Brooklyn College. Ms. DiBari-Oberle performs exclusively on Selmer clarinets and saxophones.