Robin MacMillan has played oboe & English horn with the WSO since 2006. She has been a soloist with the WSO, Groundswell and MusikBarock, and has also played with the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, National Ballet of Canada, and the Rochester Philharmonic.
Also an accomplished pianist, Robin was a longtime resident of Vienna, where she had a dual career as both a pianist and oboist. As an oboist, she performed on Austrian radio, and at leading Viennese concert halls including the Brahms Saal, Konzerthaus, Schönberg Centre, as well as the Bruckner Saal (Linz) and Steierische Herbst (Graz). She has toured throughout Europe and Asia with Viennese orchestras.
As a collaborative pianist and coach, Robin was on the faculties of the Vienna Universität fur Musik, and Theater an der Wien. She has performed at Royal Festival Hall, Festival Aix-en-Provence, Canadian Cultural Centres in Paris and Brussels, on the CBC, toured with Jeunesses Musicales, and through France, Austria and Cyprus.
Robin holds a Master’s in Accompanying from the University of Michigan, and a Doctorate in Oboe Performance from the Eastman School.