Grace Shryock

Grace Shryock Grace Shryock is principal English horn in the Springfield Symphony Orchestra in Massachusetts and an oboist in the Albany Symphony Orchestra who frequently performs English horn in the New York Philharmonic. Previously, Ms. Shryock was the principal English horn and assistant principal oboe with the Richmond Symphony. She has also made appearances with the Baltimore and New Jersey Symphony Orchestras, Boston Lyric Opera, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, and The Knights, as well as many other orchestras on the East Coast. She can be heard on recordings by the New York Philharmonic, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, and Albany Symphony Orchestra — for which she served as principal oboe in the Grammy-nominated recording of Christopher Rouse’s Kabir Padavali — as well as in the scores to numerous feature films. Ms. Shryock has served as associate oboe teacher at the Manhattan School of Music and oboe instructor at Virginia Commonwealth University, and she has conducted master classes at the Mannes School of Music, New York University, Cornell University, and Brooklyn College. Originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan, Ms. Shryock studied at the Manhattan School of Music and the Peabody Conservatory. Grace Shryock made her New York Philharmonic solo debut in December 2016 performing Copland’s Quiet City alongside Principal Trumpet Christopher Martin, led by Music Director Alan Gilbert.