Instructor of Oboe
Megan Kyle performs as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral musician throughout the Western New York region, tackling standard repertoire and new music with equal enthusiasm. As an orchestral musician, she currently plays second oboe in the Erie Chamber Orchestra, and has performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphoria in Syracuse, the Omaha Symphony, and the New World Symphony in Miami, among others. She was previously a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. As a soloist and chamber musician, she performs with the Buffalo-based new music ensemble Wooden Cities and is a founding member of both the oboe/cello duo Parvenue and the Buffalo Bach Project. In addition to her work at Houghton College, she teaches oboe at SUNY Geneseo and performs as a member of the Geneseo Wind Quintet.
Kyle holds a Master of Music with distinction in oboe performance from DePaul University (2013), as well as a Bachelor of Music in oboe performance and Bachelor of Arts in English with high honors from Oberlin Conservatory and College (2011). Her principal teachers have included Eugene Izotov, Robert Walters, Alex Klein, and Louis Rosenblatt.