Artist Bio

Stephen Taylor, oboe

Stephen Taylor holds the Mrs. John D. Rockefeller Solo Oboe Chair with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and is Principal Oboist of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, American Composers Orchestra, the New England Bach Festival, and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. His regular festival appearances include Caramoor, Sebago-Long Lake, Music from Angel Fire, Music@Menlo, Norfolk, Santa Fe, Aspen, and Chamber Music Northwest. Taylor has been awarded a Performer’s Grant from the Fromm Foundation at Harvard University and is on the faculties of the Yale School of Music and Manhattan School of Music. Obsessed with buoyancy, he spends as much time as possible on his old wooden boats in Maine.