Gernot Jöbstl was born in Wolfsberg / Carinthia in 1982. He completed his studies with Prof. Klaus Lienbacher at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. During his studies he was a fellow of the Herbert von Karajan Center Vienna and the Tokyo Foundation.
Numerous chamber music concerts and concert tours in Germany and abroad have led him, among others. to Japan, Argentina and Finland. As a substitute, he played with the Lower Austrian Tonkünstler, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna State Opera and the Vienna Philharmonic.
From 2006 to 2009 he was the first oboist at the Vienna Volksoper.
Since 2010 Gernot Jöbstl has been 2nd oboist and English horn player in the ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna.