Kyle has served throughout the Denver-Boulder area for 20 years as a conductor, music educator and singer. He has led choral ensembles at every level, including high school and middle school, and is currently the Director of Choral Activities at Regis University. Additionally, he directs the Lamont Men’s Choir at the University of Denver and serves as Artistic Director for the Colorado Repertory Singers. Kyle is a passionate advocate for the transformative power of choral music and lifelong singing, and is frequently working behind the scenes to build bridges between institutions, ensembles and organizations that work to advance the choral arts and music education within our local communities.
Kyle has also spent over two decades serving as a worship pastor and music director in the local church. He has led music ministries and choral programs in several denominations including the Evangelical Lutheran Church or America, the United Methodist Church and the Episcopal Church. Kyle holds degrees in Choral Conducting and Literature from the University of Colorado Boulder (MM and DMA) as well as vocal performance from Hamline University in St. Paul, MN (BA). His teachers include Gregory Gentry, Larry Kaptein, Joan Catoni Conlon, Gary Lewis and George S.T. Chu.
Kyle is in demand as a clinician and guest conductor and has made festival, honor choir and workshop appearances in several states including California, Minnesota, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, and North Dakota. He recently became President-Elect for the Colorado chapter of the American Choral Director’s Association (CoACDA) where he is finishing his term as the College and University R&R Chair. Kyle is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Kappa Lambda and Pi Gamma Mu. Kyle and his wife, Amy, live in Golden (CO) with their two kids Caleb and Addie.