Artist Bio

Stephen Taylor, oboe

Stephen Taylor, one of the most sought-after oboists in the country, holds the Mrs. John D. Rockefeller III Solo Oboe Chair at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. He is a soloist with the New York Woodwind Quintet, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, the American Composers Orchestra, the New England Bach Festival Orchestra, and Speculum Musicae and is Coprincipal Oboist of Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. His regular festival appearances include Spoleto, Aldeburgh, Caramoor, Bravo! Vail Valley, Music from Angel Fire, Norfolk, Santa Fe, Aspen, and Chamber Music Northwest. Trained at the Juilliard School, Stephen Taylor is a member of its faculty as well as those of the Yale School of Music and Manhattan School of Music.