Alexa Zirbel

Alexa Zirbel

Second Oboe

Alexa Zirbel studied in Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany) with Heinz Holliger. The first time she heard the OSM perform was in 1983 when the Orchestra played Olivier Messiaen’s Turangalîla-symphonie.

Joined the OSM in: 1993

Model of instrument: Laubin (Peekskill, New York)

Hometown: Janesville (Wisconsin)

Interests: Travelling, woodworking, sports