Lelie Resnick, English horn
Lelie Resnick has played English horn with Pacific Symphony since 1997. She holds the same position with the Long Beach Symphony. She has also recently won the position of Principal Oboe with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. Her previous positions have included English horn with the Colorado, Honolulu and San Diego Symphonies. Resnick has been performing with the Los Angeles Philharmonic since 1999, including a one-year position during the 2004-05 season. She has performed on numerous tours with the Los Angeles Philharmonic as well as Pacific Symphony’s European Tour in 2006.
As a soloist, Resnick has been featured on a recording with the Curtis Symphony, conducted by Andre Previn and released by EMI, as well as a featured soloist with the Honolulu Symphony and Pacific Symphony performing Sibelius’s “Swan of Tuonela” and Copland’s “Quiet City.” Resnick is also active in recording for film and television.
Resnick graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia where she studied with Richard Woodhams, principal oboist in the Philadelphia Orchestra. Before going to Curtis, she attended high school at the Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts, studying with Allan Vogel and continuing her studies with him at the California Institute of the Arts. Resnick currently resides in Long Beach with her clarinetist husband, fellow Pacific Symphony member Joshua Ranz. They have two young boys, Jonah and Nathan.