Oboist Julianne Webner has performed in a wide variety of ensembles across the United States. In August 2016, she was appointed principal oboe of the Austin Symphony, and is also associate principal oboe and English horn with the Austin Opera.


A native of Portland, Oregon, Ms. Webner is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music in New York City, where she studied with Liang Wang, Robert Botti, and Joseph Robinson. She has also studied with musicians in the Chicago Symphony as a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. While living in Chicago, Ms. Webner was a soloist on WMFT radio, a founding member of the chamber ensemble Tempest Winds, and was principal oboe with the Dubuque Symphony, the Battle Creek Symphony and the Heartland Festival Orchestra.


In 2019 Ms. Webner performed the Vivaldi oboe concerto in C and Gabriel's oboe with the Austin Youth Symphony, and in 2020 performed as a soloist on Haydn's sinfonia concertante with the Austin Symphony.


Ms. Webner has performed in concert with popular artists such as Gloria Estefan, Dennis DeYoung, Yo-Yo Ma, and Kenny G. Her musical travels have taken her across the United States, Europe, and Mexico, including appearances with the Castleton, AIMS Graz, and Bellingham festival orchestras.


Ms. Webner lives in Austin, Texas and loves traveling, teaching, and playing with her good-natured Lab, Pretty.


Students in the Austin area who would like to take lessons may contact Ms. Webner by emailing nightingalereeds@gmail.com or by calling 646-319-4202.