Kyle Bruckmann

Oboist Kyle Bruckmann tramples genre boundaries in widely ranging work as a composer/performer, educator, classical freelancer and New Music specialist. ComposerEducator

Upcoming Performances

9:00 pm
Oakland Creative Music’s favorite rhythm section in residence, night 2 of 4.
Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
SFSOUND returns to c4nm with a program of contemporary chamber music by NOMI EPSTEIN, VINKO GLOBOKAR, and KLAUS HUBER (November 30, 1924 – October 2, 2017); short works written for sfSound by bay area composers[...]
Jan 5 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
4:30 pm
CHAMBER MUSIC AMERICA CONFERENCE SHOWCASE Friday, January 5, 2018 at 4:30 PM in the Majestic ballroom on the 5th floor at the Westin New York at Times Square.
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
7:30 pm
John Zorn, “Cobra” | Frederic Rzewski, “Les Moutons de Panurge” | Meredith Monk, “Ellis Island” and “Cave Song” | Don Byron, “7 Etudes” | Ryan Brown, “Under the Rug” | Vivian Fung, “Twist” http://sfcmp.org/event/01-19-2018/

Recent Releases

Degradient: Dear Everyone :: Not Two (2017)

DEGRADIENT Kyle Bruckmann oboe, English horn, electronics, composition Aram Shelton alto saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet Jason Hoopes electric bass Jordan Glenn percussion   with Weston Olencki, trombone; and 99 readers, featuring Danishta Rivero, Eugene S....

Dana Jessen: Carve :: Innova (2017)

“. . . a contemporary improvised bassoon sonata, with an elastically-scaled virtual wind ensemble made up of composer/oboist Kyle Bruckmann’s multiply recorded oboe and bass oboe forming the backdrop for Jessen’s elegant solo lines. . .”

sfSound : collected works | collective work (...

“Over the past decade, sfSound has explored the territory between the concert hall and the experimental music underground. sfSoundGroup, the organization’s performing ensemble, is a fluid collective of multi-faceted interpreters and composer/performers dedicated to innovative collaborative work. . .”

Splinter Reeds: Got Stung (2015)

The debut album from Splinter Reeds, featuring six new and recent works by composers Marc Mellits, Erik DeLuca, Ryan Brown, Kyle Bruckmann, Ned McGowan and Jordan Glenn.

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Meet Kyle Bruckmann

Oakland, CA-based oboist and electronic musician Kyle Bruckmann’s work extends from a Western classical foundation into gray areas encompassing free jazz, post-punk and the noise underground. He is a member of sfSound, SFCMP, Splinter Reeds, Eco Ensemble and Quinteto Latino, and can be heard on more than 60 recordings. Since relocating from Chicago in 2003, he has performed with the San Francisco Symphony and most of the area’s regional orchestras while remaining active within an international community of improvisers and sound artists. Significant collaborative projects he leads or co-founded include Degradient, EKG, Lozenge, and Wrack. He currently teaches at UC Santa Cruz and UC Davis.

Contact Kyle Bruckmaan

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