Lynne Marie Mangan

Classical Musician and Educator


Oboist and English Hornist Lynne Marie Mangan (Flegg) is an accomplished educator and performer throughout the United States and Canada.

DSC_0828Ms. Mangan has been a masterclass teacher and lecturer at several universities and at the International Double Reed Society 2013 and 2014 conferences. She is currently on the faculty of Siena Heights University, where she teaches Oboe, Music Theory, Ear Training, Woodwind Methods, and Music Business/Entrepreneurship courses. Ms. Mangan previously served on the faculty of Bowling Green State University and the Conservatory of Music and Dance at University of Missouri-Kansas City.

As a performer, Ms. Mangan frequently appears with orchestras such as the Detroit Symphony, Michigan Opera Theatre, Toledo Symphony, Ann Arbor Symphony, Windsor Symphony, and Flint Symphony. She spent three seasons as a member of the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Marin Alsop. Previously, she was a member of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra and Arizona Opera Orchestra.

Ms. Mangan’s orchestral background includes both classical and pop music, as she has accompanied many popular music stars such as Harry Connick Jr., Marvin Hamlisch, Roberta Flack, and Mannheim Steamroller.

As the Artistic Director and a Founding Member of the Great Lakes Consort, Ms. Mangan enjoys an active chamber music schedule of recitals and educational concerts. She spent sixteen years as a member of the Ann Arbor Symphony Woodwind Quintet, and has performed several concerts and educational events with the Detroit Chamber Winds. She is also a member of Classical Revolution Detroit.

Her solo and chamber music performances have been heard on National Public Radio and on several compact discs. She frequently collaborates with many of the Detroit area’s outstanding choral groups.

As an Executive Board Member of the Detroit Federation of Musicians, Ms. Mangan is passionate about promoting live music. She is a member of the American Federation of Musicians, Americans for the Arts, the International Double Reed Society, the College Music Society, and Mu Phi Epsilon.

Ms. Mangan earned Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from Arizona State University, and completed additional studies at the Banff Centre for the Arts, Boston University, and Harvard. In 2011, she began studies toward the Doctorate of Musical Arts Degree at the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance.

As an accomplished educator, Ms. Mangan is a frequent adjudicator and guest clinician in southeast Michigan. With over twenty-five years of teaching experience, she currently provides music lessons in several locations in southeastern Michigan, including in Northville, Royal Oak, and Adrian. She accepts students from age 10 and up, from beginner through advanced skill levels. Lessons are available for:

  • private oboe lessons and private English horn lessons
  • small chamber ensemble lessons (two to six players, all woodwinds or a combination of winds and strings)
  • private oboe or English horn reed making lessons
  • group reed adjusting lessons or group reed making lessons
  • music theory and music history lessons
  • music entrepreneurship/music business lessons and courses

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