Stuart Dunkel is an oboist and painter based in Massachusetts. He has performed in a number of orchestras listed below. He has been painting back age five and playing music past age 7. He has written a book The Audition Process: Anxiety Management and Coping Strategies and released a autograph album of his music called Oboe Colors. He owns two businesses: Oboe Cane and Reeds By Stuart Dunkel, and Fenway Grays. He has taught at Boston University, The Longy Music School, The New England Conservatory of Music, and the Boston Conservatory of Music.