BIOGRAPHY

Amy Roberts is a British oboist with a rich and varied career. She has recently featured as guest principal with London Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC NOW, BBC Symphony Orchestra and London Chamber Orchestra, and has spent several seasons at the Glyndebourne Festival. Other orchestras include Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

She is in demand as a soloist and chamber musician having become a 2019 PDGYA award winner with ‘Making Music’, recorded the Villa Lobos Concerto Grosso and performed concertos by Albinoni, Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Martinu and MacMillan. Her quintet 'Moriarty Winds' perform across the UK in a variety of concert and educational contexts and are proud to have been Chamber Fellows at the Royal Academy of Music and resident ensemble for Wigmore Hall Chamber Tots.

 

Amy also enjoys making music on historical instruments from all ages and has played with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlghtenment, Academy of Ancient Music, English Consort, Dunedin Consort, La Serenissima and more. 
 

Alongside playing, Amy teaches privately and at Wetherby Senior School where several students have gone on to win music scholarships to other prestigious schools. Amy especially enjoys teaching adults who are coming back to the oboe, and is currently creating a book aimed at adult students wanting to improve their oboe technique.


She graduated from The Royal Academy of Music where she received a 1st Class MA with Chris Cowie, Ian Hardwick and Melanie Ragge. Previously she studied on the prestigious Joint Course between the Royal Northern College of Music and the University of Manchester studying oboe with Jonathan Small and baroque oboe with Tony Robson. She received a 1st from both institutions and won the RNCM Concerto Competition. Whilst at the Academy she also won the Evelyn Rothwell Oboe Prize, Janet Craxton Memorial Prize and Barry Grimaldi Prize.

Upcoming highlights include recitals with pianist, Gamal Khamis, across England and Wales, and a performance at the RNCM June Festival of Mark Simpson's 'Nur Musik'.

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