Julianne Kirk Doyle
Julianne Kirk Doyle joined the faculty of the Crane School of Music in 2006 and serves as Associate Professor of Clarinet and Director of the Crane Youth Music Camp. Dr. Doyle is Co-Director of the Crane Clarinet Choir, Crane Clarinet Ensembles and co-coordinates the acclaimed Potsdam Clarinet Summit, formerly the Single Reed Summit. Dr. Doyle has given master classes for the Southeast Asian Youth Orchestra and Wind Ensemble, Aria Summer Music Academy, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp as well as University of Michigan, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, Louisiana State University, University of Arkansas-Ft. Smith, Bowling Green State University, Oakland University, and Nazareth College. She has also performed and presented at numerous conferences including the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, International Clarinet Association ClarinetFest, International Double Reed Society Conference, New York State School Music Association Conference, New York State Band Directors Association, Mid-America Center for Contemporary Music and the Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium.
An active soloist and chamber musician, she is a member of the Aria Reed Trio and the Eastman Triana, both ensembles have performed on WXXI Rochester's Live at Hochstein radio broadcast. The Aria Reed Trio currently has a CD project underway due for release in 2013. She has performed with the Richmond Symphony Orchestra, Amici Orchestra, Orchestra of Northern New York, Northern Symphonic Winds, Light Opera Oklahoma, Eastman Wind Ensemble, Philharmonia and Opera, Tulsa Philharmonic and Oklahoma City Philharmonic.
Prior to joining the faculty at Crane, she held teaching positions at Ball State University, University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, Eastman Community Music School, Hochstein School of Music, Nazareth College and the University of Oklahoma.
She holds the Doctorate of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees in Performance and Literature from the Eastman School of Music and a Bachelors of Music from the University of Oklahoma. Her primary teachers include Jon Manasse, David Etheridge and Bradford Behn. She is a DANSR/Vandoren Performing Artist and uses a Vandoren Profile 88 M30-13 mouthpiece, optimum ligature, Rue 56 reeds and Buffet Tosca Greenline clarinets.
Dr. Doyle and her husband reside in Potsdam, NY with their cat Bella and will welcome their first child, a baby girl, in May of 2013.