Dr. Alison Robuck is President of the Midwest Double Reed Society. Her previous orchestral engagements include positions with the Missouri Symphony Orchestra, the Heartland Festival Orchestra, Sinfonia da Camera, the Champaign-Urbana Symphony, the Peoria Bach Festival and the Baroque Artists of Champaign. She spent two summers as oboe faculty for Ameropa, a chamber music festival in Prague, where she performed solo performances and chamber performances in many locations around the city including several in the Prague Castle, the Brevnov Monastery and an orchestral performance in The Rudolfinum's Dvorak Hall. She has performed with the Indianapolis Symphony, the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra, the Peoria Symphony Orchestra, and with the Illinois Symphony Orchestra. She has performed recitals and taught master classes at the University of Wisconsin, the University of Nebraska, UMKC, the University of Kansas, the University of Missouri, Illinois State University, Oklahoma State University, and Grand Valley State University. She has taught at Bradley University, Kansas State University, and at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. She has coached young musicians in the Central Illinois Youth Orchestras and in The Conservatory of Central Illinois. As a graduate student at the University of Illinois she frequently performed in faculty and guest artist recitals, the New Music Ensemble and the graduate wind quintet for the School of Music and in performances for the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. She was selected to perform at the Sarasota Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, Aspen Music Festival, and the Bowdoin Music Festival where she studied and performed with the Principal oboists of the New York Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. Her primary teachers were Dr. Nancy Ambrose King, Robert Atherholt, and Dan L. Willett.