Kyle Barrett Price

Kyle Barrett Price, Artistic & Executive Director of Caroga Arts Collective, spent his childhood summers in Caroga Lake where his grandmother resided. At age nineteen, his dream of bringing his friends to play chamber music in Caroga Lake became a reality when he founded the Caroga Lake Music Festival in 2012. Since then, Kyle has been passionate about making the arts accessible in the Adirondacks while building special connections with artists and communities and opening new doors of creative possibilities in both the art and the community.
Kyle was named First Prize winner of the 2018 Schubert Club Competition, Grand Prize winner of the 2015 Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition, Grand Prize winner of the 2017 Coltman Chamber Music Competition with the KASA Quartet, and Honorable mention in the 2017 Gershwin International Music Competition. Kyle completed his Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music at the University of Wisconsin-Madison under the mentorship of Uri Vardi and Bachelor of Music at the Cleveland Institute of Music under the tutelage of Merry Peckham. Kyle currently serves as Principal Cellist of Wisconsin Philharmonic and La Crosse Symphony (WI) and is a founding member of the KASA Quartet.