Oboist and music educator Christa Robinson has been working and living in NYC for the past 10 years. In that time, she has become an auditioned member of the new music group Alarm Will Sound, Ensemble Signal, and was the Music Director and singing oboist for Broadway’s King Charles III. Christa has performed with St. Luke’s Chamber Orchestra, the Westchester Philharmonic, the Harrisburg Symphony, and has sat in as a substitute oboist in many Broadway productions. She has recorded for pop artists Louis C.K., Jonsi, Five for Fighting, Of Montreal and Okkervil River. Before moving to New York City, Christa was the principal oboe of the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra in Canada.
Having attended the Eastman School of Music, and received degrees in both Oboe Performance and Music Education, Christa has since been active and dedicated in music education. Former posts include classroom music PK-3 with the NYC Department of Education, Adjunct Faculty at the University of Saskatchewan, and Early Childhood Music Educator with the Eastman School of Music’s Community Education program. She is currently on the faculty at Mannes Prep, the Third Street Music School Settlement, is a New York Philharmonic Teaching Artist apprentice, and is Adjunct Faculty at Hunter College.