Kyle Mustain joined the Oregon Symphony as its English horn soloist in 2010. He moved to Portland after spending two years living in Brazil, where he served as English horn soloist with the Orquestra Filarmônica de Minas Gerais; Kyle also held the same position with Santa Fe Opera from 2004 to 2013. Kyle has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Atlanta Symphony, and held one-year appointments as assistant principal oboe and English horn for both the Houston Symphony and Indianapolis Symphony. He spent several summers performing at the Verbier Festival in Switzerland, as well as the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival.
Kyle received a bachelor’s degree from the Curtis Institute of Music, where he was a student of Richard Woodhams, and a master’s degree from Yale University. Kyle taught oboe at the University of Oregon during the 2011–2012 academic year and currently teaches oboe at Reed College.
When he is not playing music or painting, you might find Kyle onstage playing and singing with the globe-trotting band Pink Martini.