Juliana Koch is principal oboe of the London Symphony Orchestra (Music Director Sir Simon Rattle) and laureate of the ARD International Music Competition 2017.
From September 2018 she teaches as professor of oboe at the Royal College of Music in London.

Juliana plays as guest principal oboe with Europe’s most prestigious orchestras, including the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and the Bayerisches Staatsorchester of the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich.

After finishing her studies, she played as principal oboe with the Royal Danish Orchestra at the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen and with Filarmonica della Scala at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, before joining the London Symphony Orchestra in 2018.

Juliana has been studying with François Leleux in Munich and Fabian Menzel in Frankfurt. Additionally she has been working with Prof. Jacques Tys in Paris. In her time in Munich, she has also been studying Baroque Oboe with Saskia Fikentscher.

At the ARD international Music Competition 2017 Juliana won the second prize, audience prize and the Osnabrücker Musikpreis - no first prize was awarded.

The Deutsche Musikwettbewerb awarded her a Scholarship and selected her as featured artist to the german “Young Artists Concerts”.

As a soloist with orchestra Juliana has performed with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, the Münchener Kammerorchester, the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra with Neeme Järvi and the Osnabrücker Symphonieorchester among others.

Juliana plays a Marigaux M2 Oboe.