Christina Gavin is the newly tenured Second Oboe and English Horn of the Atlanta Opera. During her graduate studies, Christina was a regular guest Principal and Second oboe with the San Francisco Symphony. While not working in Georgia, Christina freelances extensively throughout her home state of Florida in addition to maintaining a private teaching studio in Brevard County.
In 2016, Christina graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Oboe Performance from Florida State University, where she studied under Dr. Eric Ohlsson. She then went on to obtain a Professional Studies Diploma in Oboe Performance from The San Francisco Conservatory of Music. While at the San Francisco Conservatory, she received primary instruction from Russ deLuna, English Horn of the San Francisco Symphony, with secondary instruction from the Principal Oboist of the San Francisco Symphony, Eugene Izotov.