Antonio Urrutia

Major: Instrumental Performance

Instrument: Oboe

Stamps Ensemble Name: Stamps Woodwind Quintet Class of 2019


Antonio Urrutia, oboe, is majoring in Instrumental Performance at the University of Miami Frost School of Music where he is a Stamps Distinguished Ensemble Scholar and a member of the Stamps Woodwind Quintet, Class of 2019. He studies privately with Robert Weiner.

Antonio Urrutia hails from Miami, Florida and began playing oboe in the 6th grade. He studied with Dr. Rachel Lueck. While attending Ransom Everglades School, Urrutia participated in All-State solo and ensemble competitions where for four consecutive years he received “superior” and “superior with distinction” ratings. He also performed with both the Greater Miami Youth Symphony and the Miami Music Project Youth Orchestra. In 2015 he was selected to perform on the nationally broadcast radio show NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley, which highlights the country’s most talented young musicians.  He also performed with the New World Symphony in their side-by-side concert, conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas.  He has also been a member of the Boston University Tanglewood Institute Young Artists Orchestra, which performed at the Tanglewood Music Festival. Urrutia has also studied Robert Sheena and John Ferrillo, principal English hornist and principal oboist respectively of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and with renowned international soloist Nancy Ambrose King.

For the past three years Antonio Urrutia was principal oboist in the wind ensemble during UM Frost School of Music’s Honor Band Festival and is thrilled to spend the next four years as a Stamps Scholar.