Inoko Isobe – Oboe

Introducing Inoko, who will be playing Oboe on July 9th!

Inoko Isobe is currently in her second year of postgraduate study at the Guildhall School, where she is the LSO Japan Scholar, studying with Gordon Hunt.

Born into a musical family in Takasaki City in Japan, Inoko completed her undergraduate studies in Cultural Sciences at Waseda University. Before moving to Europe, Inoko studied oboe with Mikao Hagimori and Mika Komiyama, and was the recipient of Young Artist Awards in both Gumma and Takasaki City. Inoko won the first prize at Crowther’s Oboe Competition at the GSMD in 2018.

Recent professional engagements include periods as Principal Oboe with Norwegian Radio Orchestra, the National Philharmonic of the Republic of Moldova and with Brasov Philharmonic Orchestra.