Geralyn Giovannetti is Professor of Oboe at Brigham Young University and a member of the faculty ensemble, Orpheus Wind Quintet. She received her DMA degree from the University of Michigan and is also a graduate of the Western University in her native Canada. She has toured extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico and Brazil.
As a member of the award winning Canadian woodwind quintet, Essex Winds, she has recorded three compact discs. Geralyn is also a founding member of the Utah based Sundance Trio. They have released two CD recordings on the Centaur label. Geralyn has been a Resident Artist at the Banff Center School of Fine Arts and was Principal Oboe of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra and the Canadian Chamber Orchestra.
She has also performed with the Utah Symphony and the Utah Chamber Orchestra and has been a Guest Artist and faculty member at the Orfeo Music Festival in Vipiteno, Italy. In 2008, Dr. Giovannetti and her colleague, Dr. Christian Smith were co-hosts of the International Double Reed Society Conference (IDRS) in Provo, Utah. Dr. Giovannetti has served as a judge for the IDRS Young Artist Competition and for the Asian Double Reed Society Competition. She currently chairs the Young Artist Oboe Competition for the IDRS.