Laura Ahlbeck taught at New England Conservatory from 1993 to 2012, and was active in the College, Preparatory, and Continuing Education programs.
Ahlbeck was principal oboist with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, Boston Lyric Opera, Bard Festival Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Columbus (Ohio) Symphony Orchestra, and the Orquesta Sinfonica de Maracaibo in Venezuela. She was active as a chamber musician in Boston and a frequent substitute with the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
B.M., cum laude, Ohio State University; M.M., Manhattan School of Music. Oboe with William Baker and Elaine Douvas. Former faculty of College of Music, Boston University, Boston Conservatory.
photo by Stephen Emery