Anne Bach is the newly appointed principal oboe of Music of the Baroque. She works as an active freelance oboist in and around Chicago and plays frequently with the Lyric Opera Orchestra, Joffrey Ballet, and Chicago Philharmonic. She has played second oboe in the Grant Park Orchestra since 2004 and performs regularly with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. She also performs with the Bach Week Festival of Evanston.
Anne Bach studied with Richard Killmer at the Eastman School of Music, where she was awarded the prestigious Performer's Certificate. She has held teaching positions at VanderCook College of Music and Gallery 37 Center for the Arts. When she's not making reeds, she enjoys baking pie and riding her bike. She lives above a wood shop with her husband, two daughters, dog, cat, and many fish.
Anne Bach performs in Pulpit & Playhouse—Bach, Handel, Purcell on May 12 and 13.