Deanne Renshaw - Coastal Carolina University
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Deanne Renshaw

Teaching Associate

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Sands Hall 123

Fall 2022 Office Hours
By appointment only. 


A former student of legendary oboist Ray Still, Deanne Renshaw earned her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Performance from Northwestern University before moving to the Carolinas in 1999.  An active freelance musician, Ms. Renshaw has held the Principal oboe chair in the Carolina Philharmonic since its inception in 2009, performing in Carnegie Hall twice during that time.  Ms. Renshaw has played and recorded with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and was a founding member of the Carolina International Orchestra, a dynamic multi-cultural touring organization featuring orchestral musicians from the United States and China.  She has performed as the principal oboist for the Amman Symphony Orchestra in Jordan, the International Symphony Orchestra in Israel, the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, the Long Bay Symphony, the North Carolina Master Chorale, Opera Carolina, and the Florence Symphony Orchestra.  

Recognized for her “lovely, winning English Horn solo” by the Classical Voice of North Carolina in 2009, Ms. Renshaw was invited by Ray Still to perform on his last public recital of his lengthy and reputable career.  In addition to teaching at Coastal Carolina University, Ms. Renshaw is currently the Orchestra Director and Piano Instructor at Black Water Middle School in Conway and Orchestra Manager for both the Carolina Philharmonic and the Long Bay Youth String Ensemble, after serving on the music faculties of the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Methodist University (NC), and Olivet Nazarene University (IL).  Ms. Renshaw currently resides in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Teaching Areas

Oboe, English Horn