Anni Haapaniemi has studied oboe at the Sibelius Academy, and in Gothenburg, Geneva and Paris. In 2007, she graduated from the Sibelius Academy with a master’s degree in music. She has worked as a solo oboist at the Tampere Philharmonic, the Helsinki City Orchestra and since the autumn of 2009 at the Tapiola Sinfonietta.
In addition to orchestral work, Haapaniemi is an active chamber musician: she is a member of the Arctic Hysteria Wind Quintet and the Ensemble Schrat, and also plays baroque oboe in early music ensembles. She has also played oboe as a soloist with several Finnish orchestras.
Anni Haapaniemi teaches oboe at the Sibelius Academy. In 2013-2015, she was the artistic director of Kaustinen Chamber Music Week.