Mary Cicconetti is a dedicated and passionate teacher who serves on the faculties at Powers Music School (where she also serves as chair of the Winds, Brass, and Percussion Department), South Shore Conservatory, and Milton Academy. Her students in the greater Boston area have achieved great success in extracurricular musical activities such as participation in BYSO ensembles, NEC preparatory program ensembles, the Massachusetts Youth Symphony Project, and district music festivals. Prior teaching appointments include Boston University and Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. Cicconetti received her Bachelor of Music degree from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music where she was awarded the Marcel J. Dandois Memorial Prize. Cicconetti received her Master of Music from Arizona State University. At ASU she was the graduate teaching assistant in oboe.
Boston-based Mary Cicconetti is in high demand throughout New England as an oboist. Mary is a member of the Cape Symphony and Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra. She is actively giving solo recitals and performing as a chamber musician. She appears frequently as a guest with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and as guest principal oboist with the Boston Lyric Opera Orchestra. Appearances with other orchestras include Vermont Symphony, Portland Symphony, and Symphony New Hampshire. Mary lives in Boston (Roslindale) with her husband, Andrew Goodrich, a music education professor at Boston University, and their West Highland white terrier, Lily. Mary is an avid tennis player and competes in several leagues including the North Shore Tennis League, Central Massachusetts Indoor Tennis League, as well as several USTA leagues.