Vicki Boeckman has performed as soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, Scandinavia, England, Scotland and Germany, and has appeared on countless productions for Danish and Norwegian radio and television. Her recordings can be heard on the Kontra Punkt, Classico, Da Capo, Horizon, Musical Heritage America, Paula, Kadanza, and Primavera labels. Vicki resided in Denmark from 1981-2004. While there she taught at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen for 12 years, and at the Ishøj Municipal School of Music for 23 years. Together with colleague Dorte Lester she co-founded a regional recorder orchestra for children and young adults which continues to flourish and grow. In demand as a teacher, she has been guest professor at the Bloomington School of Music in Indiana and at the Luigi Cherubini Conservatory of Music in Florence, Italy. In the US, she has coached and taught at workshops and seminars sponsored by early music and recorder societies in Arizona, California, Colorado, Indiana, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oregon and Washington. She has been on the faculty of the Music Center of the Northwest in Seattle since February 2005.
In the Seattle area, Vicki has been a featured soloist with the Seattle Baroque Orchestra and the Philharmonia Northwest Orchestra. She has been a returning guest with the Gallery Concerts Series with harpsichordist Jillon Stoppels Dupree, the Northwest Girl Choir and the Medieval Women’s Choir led by Margriet Tindemans. Since September of 2006, Vicki has been playing with the acclaimed recorder quartet, Farallon, based in the Bay Area in California. Vicki was co-founder of two Danish-based ensembles: Opus 4, who concentrates on performing trio sonatas from the 17th and 18th centuries, and Wood’N’Flutes, a recorder trio playing works spanning the Middle Ages to the 21st century. Wood’N’Flutes has commissioned and premiered several works by Danish composers. Since 2003 they have been invited back to the United States three times to perform and teach in Arizona, California, Massachusetts, Oregon and Washington State. Vicki continues to perform with these ensembles abroad and has recently recorded a new CD with Wood’N’Flutes with contemporary works by Danish composers, released on the Da Capo label in summer of 2007.