Bethany Ham is a freelance musician and private teacher in the Colorado Springs area, as well as office assistant for the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Association. She has appeared with several professional ensembles, most recently with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Chamber Orchestra of the Springs, Tallahassee Community Chorus and Ocala Symphony Orchestra. She received her M.M. in Oboe Performance at Florida State University in the studio of Dr. Eric Ohlsson, where she was awarded a Graduate Teaching Assistant position and B.M. at Southern Methodist University as a student of Erin Hannigan and David Matthews. Bethany enjoys hiking and gardening with her two dogs and husband.