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Amy Roberts

Oboe

Amy Roberts is a British oboist with a rich and varied career. She has recently featured as guest principal with BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, and she has performed all over Europe with the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester.  Other orchestras include Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Hallé, and Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

She is in demand as a soloist and chamber musician having recently recorded the Villa Lobos Concerto Grosso and performed concertos by Albinoni, Haydn, Mozart, Bellini, 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.

She recently 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. She received a 1st from both institutions and won the 2015 RNCM Concerto Competition. Whilst at the Academy she also won the Evelyn Rothwell Oboe Prize, Janet Craxton Memorial Prize and Barry Grimaldi Prize.