Alli Gessner is a professional oboist in the Chicagoland area. She holds the Second Oboe and English Horn chair of the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra, as well as performing as substitute Oboe and English Horn for orchestras throughout Illinois, Michigan and Iowa. Alli is an active chamber musician, performing in small groups of 2-10 musicians throughout Chicago.
Teaching is also a passion for Alli, who keeps a small studio of students throughout the Chicago region. She finds teaching one of the most rewarding things to do, and loves to help her students meet their musical goals. She sells handmade reeds to students.