Gernot Jöbstl was born in Wolfsberg in Carinthia, Austria in 1982.
He studied with Prof. Klaus Lienbacher at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. As a student he attended the Herbert von Karajan Centrum in Vienna and the Tokyo Foundation on a scholarship.
Numerous chamber music concerts and concert tours have taken him all over Austria as well as to Japan, Argentina and Finland. He has played as a substitute with the Tonkünstler Orchestra, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna State Opera Orchestra and the Vienna Philharmonic. From 2006 to 2009 he was principal oboe at the Vienna Volksoper.
Gernot Jöbstl has played second oboe and cor anglais with the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra since 2010.