Ann Blackburn has been a member of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra since 2013. Ann holds a Bachelor of Music from the Australian National University, and a Diploma from the Freiburg Hochschule für Musik, where she studied with Heinz Holliger.
Ann played Associate Principal Oboe with Orchestra Victoria from 2004-2006 and has worked extensively with the Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras, the Auckland Philharmonic, Opera Australia’s Oz Opera, and the Victorian Opera. She has also played with the Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. Ann has performed in recitals in New Zealand and Germany with her chamber group Trio Australasia.