Kyle Dillingham, of Oklahoma City, started playing the violin when he was nine and received his bachelor's degree in instrumental music performance from Oklahoma City University where he also worked on staff for 3 years as Ambassador. He is an Oklahoma Creativity Ambassador and was a 2009 recipient of the OK Governor's Art's Award. Kyle also works as the Musical Ambassador in Residence at the University of Central Oklahoma, using his “musical diplomacy” to help develop and strengthen new overseas partnerships for the university.
While still in high school, Kyle was featured twice on Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry. He has performed for the King of Malaysia, the Princess of Thailand, Singapore’s National Day Celebration, and his performance at the Beijing Central Conservatory was broadcast on Chinese national television. A frequent visitor to Washington D.C, he has performed for the Japanese, Thai and Saudi Arabian Ambassadors, to name a few. He has been soloist with the Amici New York Orchestra, the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, the Enid Symphony Orchestra, the Oklahoma City University Orchestra, the UCO Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra and the Oklahoma Community Orchestra. Kyle has taken his music to over 30 countries earning him the title of “Oklahoma’s Musical Ambassador.” This spring Kyle’s band, Horseshoe Road, has been selected by the US State Department to tour as a part of their American Music Abroad touring program to Korea, Burma, Russian and Taiwan where Kyle will be featured as soloist with the Taipei Symphony Orchestra.
Kyle is proud to be playing Glasser Bows exclusively.