Boise, Idaho based oboist Kimberly Everett Ganong is an active solo, orchestral, and collaborative artist. She has performed locally as guest principal and as a substitute oboist with the Boise Philharmonic, Opera Idaho, with the Boise Baroque Chamber Orchestra, the Meridian Symphony, Millennial Choirs and Orchestras, and at the Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Kim spent six years in Miami, Florida as a member of the Florida Grand Opera and Palm Beach Symphony. She is formerly a member of the El Paso Symphony Orchestra, and she has frequently performed with both the American Youth Symphony and YMF Debut! Orchestras in Los Angeles. In New York City, Ms. Ganong has performed with the Bergen Symphony, One World Symphony and String Orchestra of Brooklyn, in addition to frequent chamber and freelance engagements.
Kim was a winner of the NYU Concerto Competition in 2011 along with flutist Gina Izzo. Kim has collaborated with prominent conductors including Cristian Macelaru, Tito Muñoz, James Newton Howard, Alexander Polianichko, Alan Silvestri, Jerry Steichen, Jaime Laredo, Case Scaglione, and Marco Armiliato. She has been a participant in the New York String Orchestra Seminar, New Hampshire Music Festival, Texas Music Festival, and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. Kimberly recently completed her DMA at the University of Miami with a cognate in Musicology, and also holds degrees from CalArts (BFA), and NYU (MM). She is also a proud graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy.
Her primary teachers include Joseph Salvalaggio, Dan Stolper, Allan Vogel, Liang Wang, and Robert Weiner.
Dr. Ganong performs on a Josef 20thGS-2 oboe and a Lorée English horn.