Conall has been Principal Oboe of the Opera Australia Orchestra since 2005
Conall studied the oboe with David Nuttall at the Australian National University and furthered his studies in Germany with the aid of a German Government scholarship and Queen Elizabeth 2nd Silver Jubilee Trust grant. In 1994 he completed postgraduate studies at the Karlsruhe Hochschule fur Musik under Thomas Indermuhle assisted by Emanuel Abbuhl and Jaques Tys.
After freelancing in Germany, Spain, France, Austria and Switzerland he took up the post of Associate Principal oboe with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra in 1997 and has been Principal oboe there since 2005. His other passion is Fly fishing and any invitations to fish private trout steams in New South Wales would be greatly appreciated.