Stanley Chyi, oboist, is thrilled to join the Austin Symphony Orchestra. He has been a member of the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, Victoria Symphony (TX), Sarasota Opera, and Central City Opera. He has also performed with the Houston Symphony Orchestra, Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, and Seraphic Fire.
Mr. Chyi’s passion for music extends into the community. He has performed with outreach groups affiliated with the Civic Orchestra (MusiCorps) and Rice University (JUMP!). Mr. Chyi has served on the faculty of Rice University’s Shepherd School Preparatory Division and also taught oboe lessons to Rice University students. He has coached members of Houston Youth Symphony and also maintained a private teaching studio.
Mr. Chyi completed his master’s degree in oboe performance at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. He graduated cum laude from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Bachelor of Music in Oboe Performance. In past summers he has attended the Music Academy of the West as well as the IMS, Artosphere, Aspen, Spoleto, and Texas Music Festivals. His primary teachers have been Robert Atherholt and Scott Hostetler.