Musician, Educator, Arranger, Producer
Brooke Ferd is an oboist/english hornist and woodwind performer based in California. She is an active freelance live musician for orchestras, recording studios, and chamber groups. Brooke has performed in various central California ensembles including serving as the English Hornist for the Sequoia Symphony. She has performed all around the world including the Midwest Clinic and Sydney Opera House. In addition to her live performance work, she is a session musician for composers, cover artists, and personal arranging projects. Her work is featured under the “Listen” tab, where you can see recording tracks along with production/mixing work. She records various woodwinds and instruments in addition to oboe and English Horn.
Brooke’s arranging and production projects can be found on music distribution platforms as well as a YouTube channel followed by many game audio enthusiasts. In 2019, she won the best acoustic/chamber category at the G.A.N.G. (Game Audio Network Guild) MAGFest Remix awards for her Celtic woodwind arrangement of “Home Termina” from Chrono Cross. She has appeared in dozens of video game cover albums and live performances centered around the celebration of video game music.
In addition to her performance work, she holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education with honors and a teaching credential. In 2020, she was awarded Teacher of the Year as a band, choir, and orchestra teacher of over 800 students. Currently, she is an Educational Consultant that trains thousands of teachers in the third-largest school district in California.
She is available as a session/live musician for your compositions or orchestral needs. Be sure to send an inquiry through the “Contact” tab!