Laura Griffiths is Principal Oboe of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra. Previously she was Principal Oboe of the Cleveland Orchestra from 2003 to 2005, Associate Principal Oboe of the San Francisco Symphony from 2002 to 2003, and Principal Oboe of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra from 1994 to 2002. She has been guest Principal Oboe with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. During the summer, she is the Principal Oboe of the Mainly Mozart Festival in San Diego, a position she has held since 1999. Ms. Griffiths is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, where she was a student of Richard Killmer.