Historical Performance - Baroque Oboe and Recorder
Kathryn appears with a variety of orchestral and chamber music ensembles including the Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, Tafelmusik, the Wiener Akademie, and Apollo’s Fire among others. She received her degrees at Oberlin Conservatory and Indiana University School of Music, Bloomington. While at IU she was the recipient of the prestigious Performer’s Certificate and was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Germany.
Kathryn currently teaches at Oberlin Conservatory, the University of North Texas, and Longy School of Music, and she has been on the faculty for Longy’s International Baroque Institute, the Baroque Performance Institute at Oberlin, and the San Francisco Early Music Festival Baroque Workshop.
Mrs. Montoya enjoys a varied musical life performing for the Globe’s Tony award-winning productions of Twelfth Night on Broadway, the Grammy award-winning recording of Charpentier’s La Couronne de Fleurs with the Boston Early Music Festival, and recording traditional Irish and Scottish music on tin whistles with Ensemble Galilei.
Kathryn has been broadcast on NPR’s Performance Today and can be heard on the Erato, Naxos, CPO, NCA, Analekta, and Dorian Sono Luminus labels. In her free time she can be found in Hereford, England converting a 18th century barn into a home with her husband, James.