Ryan Klein, English horn and oboe, is from Verbank New York. Prior to his position of English horn with the Boise Philharmonic, he was the Acting Associate Principal Oboe of the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra.
Ryan has given solo and chamber music recitals across New England and Honolulu. Other orchestras with which he has played English horn and oboe include the New York City Ballet Orchestra, the Schenectady Symphony (NY), Hubbard Hall Opera Theater (NY), Ballet Hawaii, and Hawaii Opera Theater. His concerto soloist appearances include the J.S. Bach Double Concerto for Oboe and Violin with the Lake George Chamber Orchestra, Harold Farberman’s Impressions with members of Contemporaneous, and the Haydn Oboe Concerto with the Skidmore College Orchestra. For the Cathedral of St. Andrew’s Noontime Concert Series (Honolulu) and The Lutheran Church of Honolulu’s music program, Ryan was soloist on English horn, oboe d’amore and oboe for many of the sacred and secular works of J.S. Bach. Ryan was also a member of Nat Osborn and the Free Radicals, a rock band that toured the Northeast US from 2006-2009.
Ryan’s off-season summers are spent fishing, hiking, playing ice hockey, and playing principal oboe for the Hubbard Hall Opera Theater. He is also a USA Hockey certified level three referee and linesman. Ryan holds degrees from Skidmore College, Mannes College of Music, and the Bard Conservatory of Music.