As Co-Principal Oboe of "The President's Own" United States Marine Band, Trevor Mowry is the youngest salaried principal oboist in the country. His musical studies commenced at age five with piano lessons, and he began studying the oboe at age nine. In high school Trevor spent three years with the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra and their Encore Chamber Orchestra, which included regular performances at Chicago Symphony’s Orchestra Hall and a 2007 tour of Eastern Europe. In 2011 he completed his Bachelor of Music degree at the Eastman School of Music, graduating with a Performer’s Certificate for outstanding performing ability. He pursued graduate studies at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music until his appointment to “The President’s Own” in 2012 at age twenty-two. Trevor has appeared as a guest artist with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra and New World Symphony, and as guest principal with Houston Grand Opera. His summer music program participation includes the National Repertory Orchestra, the Banff Centre, Chautauqua Institution, and Interlochen Arts Center. In his native Illinois, he was principal oboist of the Wheaton Municipal Band from 2008-2011. Trevor appeared as a soloist with the Eastman School Symphony Orchestra in 2010, with the Wheaton Municipal Band in 2008, and with the DuPage Symphony Orchestra in 2006. His primary teachers are Richard Killmer, Robert Atherholt, and Deb Stevenson. Trevor feels privileged to share his passion for music with the woodwind section of the American Youth Philharmonic.