Viola Wilmsen

Viola Wilmsen


Viola Wilmsen is principal oboist of the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, having previously held the same position at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. In March 2022 she has been appointed professor at the “Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler” Berlin.

After first prizes in several international competitions. In 2009 she won the first prize at the prestigious International Sony Oboe Competition in Japan. As soloist and chamber musician she is invited to international concert halls and festivals and was awarded prizes as “Echo Klassik”. Guest engagements have taken her to orchestras such as Berlin Philharmonic, Munich Philharmonic, BRSO, Mahler Chamber Orchestra and all major German opera houses. Her multiple recordings have been highly praised by press. She studied with D. Jonas, D. Wollenweber and J. Tys, is invited as a jury member for international competitions and gives masterclasses regularly in Germany and abroad.

Masterclass Viola Wilmsen


Baroque and Classical Repertoire Participants: Sophie Oehlers, University of Colorado Boulder Taysia Petersen, University of Colorado Boulder

Masterclass Oboe Oboe MC

Opening Gala


Open to the public – Purchase Tickets (Ticket included with conference registration.)   IDRS 2022 Conference Festival Orchestra Gary Lewis, Conductor Titus Underwood, oboe Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra – Ulysses Kay (1917-1995) I. Allegro II. Lento III. Allegro Kathleen McLean, bassoon “Big Booster” for solo bassoon and strings (2017/revised 2021) – Chiel Meijering (b. 1954) Big […]

Bassoon Concerto Opening Gala Oboe Performance
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