Eric Ohlsson is the Charles O. DeLaney Professor of Music in Oboe at the Florida State University (1986- ), and was previously Assistant Professor of Oboe and Assistant Director of the School of Music at the University of South Carolina (1980-86). His performing positions include those as co-principal oboist of the Columbus Symphony (1978-80), and principal positions with the Naples Philharmonic (1986-96), the Palm Beach Opera Orchestra (2002-), and the Tallahassee Symphony (1986- ).
He has been a guest principal of the Florida Orchestra and the Charlotte Symphony. He was appointed to the Artist Faculty of the Brevard Music Center as principal oboist of the BMC Orchestra in 1994. As a soloist and chamber musician, Ohlsson has performed throughout the US and in Europe, South America, and Canada. His teachers include John Mack, William Baker, James Caldwell, Ben Wright, and Travis Cox.