Verity Gunning-Olsson

Verity Gunning-Olsson

Verity Gunning-Olsson is a freelance oboist living in Stockholm where she frequently performs as guest principal oboe with such orchestras as the Orchestra of the Royal Swedish Opera, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Swedish Chamber Orchestra.

She is currently on trial for the position of principal oboe with the London Symphony Orchestra and contracted Principal Oboe with Västerås Sinfonietta.

A student at the Royal Academy of Music and the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, Verity received her Soloist's Diploma from the Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hannover.

In 2008 Verity recorded and performed her father, Christopher Gunning's Oboe Concerto for Chandos with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Verity is an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music and features as a selected online tutor on the newly launched website, Musical Orbit.