Oboist Jeanette Zyko, praised by Fanfare Magazine and ArtsNash for her “refined playing" and “achingly beautiful lines," enjoys an active career as a chamber and orchestra musician.

A versatile artist, Ms. Zyko has played music ranging from twentieth-century composer Louis Andriessen to Baroque composer Jan Zelenka, and her performances have taken her across the United States and abroad. Equally at home as an orchestra musician, Ms. Zyko has performed with the Nashville Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Gateway Chamber Orchestra, and Paducah Symphony. She can be heard on Summit Records with Gateway Chamber Orchestra, and her performances of Mozart’s Gran Partita with this ensemble have earned her high praise from critics.

Prior to joining the faculty of James Madison University in 2016, she held positions at Austin Peay State University and the University of Costa Rica. Ms. Zyko received her training at the Hartt School of Music and Butler University, and she was the first oboist to receive the Doctor of Music Arts degree from Manhattan School of Music.