Boise, Idaho-based oboist Kimberly Everett Ganong is an active solo, orchestral, and collaborative artist. In addition to her duties as Principal Oboe of the Boise Baroque, she performs frequently with the Boise Philharmonic, Opera Idaho, the Meridian Symphony, and 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 has also performed in esteemed halls including the Gewandhaus, Disney Hall in Los Angeles, and multiple times in Carnegie Hall.
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 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.
Dr. Ganong is currently on faculty at Boise State University and College of Idaho.
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.