Sarah Jeffrey is Principal oboe of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. She has previously held Principal oboe positions with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra, L’Orchestre Symphonique de Quebec and the Windsor Symphony Orchestra.
A native of Toronto, Ms. Jeffrey holds a bachelor degree from the University of Toronto where she studied with former Principal oboe of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Richard Dorsey. As a recipient of the Chalmers Award from the Ontario Arts Council, she continued her studies at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.
Ms. Jeffrey has performed as recitalist, chamber musician, and as soloist with numerous orchestras. In May 2008, Ms. Jeffrey performed Bach’s Concerto for oboe and violin with James Ehnes, as part of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s 2007-2008 season.
Ms. Jeffrey is on the faculties of the University of Toronto and the Glenn Gould School at the Royal Conservatory of Music.