Born in Dresden, Saxony, in 1968, Gregor Witt studied oboe with Prof. Gerd Albrecht Kleinfeld at the Musikhochschule "Hanns Eisler" in Berlin. He has been principal oboist with Mecklenburgische Staatskapelle Schwerin, Komische Oper Berlin, and since 1993, with the Staatskapelle Berlin. Gregor Witt is a frequent guest soloist in Germany and abroad. He playes with numerous chamber ensembles, including the Wind Quintet of the Staatskapelle Berlin and the Berlin Wind Soloists, with whom he has performed in broadcast and CD recordings. He is a member of the faculty of the Hochschule der Künste Berlin and a mentor with the Orchestra Academy of the Staatskapelle Berlin. He has also taught master classes for the Israeli-Arab Youth Orchestra "West-Eastern Divan" with Daniel Barenboim.