Gaia Saetermoe-Howard is a performer and educator based in New York City. As a dynamic and exuberant performer of historical and modern oboes and recorders, she performs with many leading ensembles throughout North America. Her programming as a soloist and band leader aims to amplify the voices of marginalized individuals throughout history. She is a graduate of the MM in Historical Performance Program at the Juilliard School, and also holds a BM in Oboe from the Eastman School of Music and a BA in Archaeology from the University of Rochester.
Passionate about engaging her students' curiosity, Gaia is a devoted studio teacher with eight years of experience teaching the oboe and other wind instruments. She is currently accepting new students! Learn more here.
As a Teaching Artist for S'Cool Sounds, she is teaching the Recorders Without Borders class to third grade students at PS86x in the Bronx. In the 21-22 school year, she was the Oboe Fellow for the Music Advancement Program at the Juilliard School, and a Theory and Composition mentor for the Opportunity Music Project.