Laura Reynolds

Principal Oboe

Joined the orchestra: 2003

Laura Reynolds is an active chamber and orchestral performer throughout Northern California.  Principal oboist with the Santa Rosa Symphony, California Symphony, and English horn with Marin Symphony, she also performs regularly with a number of other regional orchestras. Ms. Reynolds has been a chamber music enthusiast since high school, and was a founding member of Citywinds, a San Francisco based woodwind quintet dedicated to performing music by living composers and is now enjoying the exploration of reed trios with Trois Bois.  She is a member of the applied faculty of Sonoma State University and the Pre-College and Extension Divisions at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. A graduate of the University of Michigan and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, her principal teachers were Harry Sargous and William Bennett.

Favorite composer

Mahler — every inner experience of thought or emotion you have ever had is found in his music, and many times all in one symphony!