Johanna Lamb performs as Principal Oboe of the Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, a position she’s held since 2006. During this time she has been a featured soloist first in 2016 in the orchestra’s complete performance of Bach’s Brandenburg Concerti and again in 2020 with Albinoni’s Oboe Concerto in C major Op. 9 No. 5. When the orchestra collaborates with the Connecticut Lyric Opera, Mrs. Lamb can be heard on English Horn, most recently in the Act 3 opening solo of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde.
As an active freelancer, Mrs. Lamb performs regularly on Oboe and English Horn with the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra and the Coast Reeds Double Reed Quartet.
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree Cum Laude from UCLA and her Masters of Music in Oboe Performance from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University.
She resides in Mystic, CT with her husband Steve, their four children, and one adorable longhair dachshund, Maggie.