Anne Gilby

One of Australia's outstanding oboists and teachers, Anne studied with Jiri Tancibudek, Leon Goossens, Helmut Winschermann and Maurice Bourgue.

She has held the positions of Principal Oboist with the Bremerhaven Orchestra, the Elizabethan Melbourne Orchestra, the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Australian Philharmonic Orchestra. She has played as guest principal oboist with all major Australian Orchestras. A sought after concerto soloist and chamber musician, Anne performs on the modern, classical and baroque oboes.

Following appointments as Lecturer at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in Perth and Head of Woodwind at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, she is currently Lecturer in Ensemble Studies at Monash University's School of Music-Conservatorium. Anne has been Chair of the Artistic Committee of the Australian Youth Orchestra Ltd and has devised innovative teaching programs for young musicians for both the Australian National Academy and Monash University. She is the immediate past President of the Australasian Double Reed Society and co-hosted the 2004 International Double Reed Society Conference, held last June for the first time in Australia at Monash University, Melbourne.

Anne Gilby appears on

A Handful of Rain

Performer: Oboe

Inspired by the Gamelan and Japanese Shinto music, the recent ambient work of Mark Clement Pollard is unique in its pursuit of beauty and simplicity. A Handful of Rain is the first comprehensive collection of this acclaimed Australian composer's popular style.


Anne Gilby is a member of

Elysium Ensemble

The Elysium Ensemble has been acclaimed by critics for its exciting performances, fine musicianship and authoritative interpretations of music from the Baroque and Classical repertoire.