Dr. Tracy Doyle
Dr. Tracy Doyle is Professor of Music at Adams State University where she teaches applied flute, chamber music, and courses in music education. An active flutist, she enjoys performing in a variety of styles from classical to Celtic, and is an advocate for new music. Tracy has performed and given masterclasses throughout the United States and Australia, and will travel to Japan in Summer 2015. She has performed at the National Flute Association Convention, the College Music Society Conference, and the Colorado Music Educators Association Conference. As an educator, Tracy leads a vital collegiate flute studio consisting of students from all over the United States. Tracy is a recipient of the Adams State University Presidential Teaching Award and has been awarded Exemplary Teaching Status by the Peer Recognition Committee.
As a member of the Doyle-Kane flute and percussion duo, Tracy with her husband James Doyle, have been active in commissioning new works for flute and marimba, and are currently working on a project dedicated to new works inspired by the beauty of the San Luis Valley of Colorado.
Previous appointments include flute faculty at American River College in Sacramento, principal flute with the Solano Symphony, Camellia Symphony, California Wind Orchestra, North Bay Opera, and performances with numerous other ensembles, including the United States Air Force Academy Band, Vallejo Symphony, Capitol Jazz Project, and Napa Symphony Orchestra.
Tracy earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree in flute performance from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in music education from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.