Del'Arte Wind Quintet; Taggart-Grycky Duo
Bachelor of Music, Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Master of Music, New England Conservatory
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Eileen Grycky, associate professor of flute at the University of Delaware, received the University's Excellence in Teaching Award in 1999. She performs with two ensembles-in-residence at UD: the Del'Arte Wind Quintet and the Taggart-Grycky Flute and Guitar Duo. Both the quintet and the duo have been active in commissioning many new works by composers including Robert Maggio, Daniel Dorff, Cynthia Folio, Peter Flint and Jennifer Barker.
Ms. Grycky is a member of the orchestra of the Opera Company of Philadelphia and the Delaware Symphony Orchestra (DSO). In addition, she maintains a busy performing and recording schedule with Brandywine Baroque, a noted period instrument ensemble based in Wilmington, Del. She appears on many CD recording with Brandywine Baroque as well as the Taggart-Grycky Duo and Del’Arte.
Ms. Grycky has appeared as a soloist on several occasions with the DSO, the Mozart Orchestra of Philadelphia, Ensamble American in Montclair, N.J., and the Newark Symphony in Newark, Del.. She has also been a frequent substitute in the Philadelphia Orchestra. In 2009 she was awarded an Established Artist Fellowship by the Delaware State Arts Council.
A graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory and the New England Conservatory, Ms. Grycky lives in Wilmington with her husband, Michael Keller, former principal tuba of the DSO.