Kaye Royer was born in Canada and has performed in orchestras and chamber ensembles throughout Canada, the United States, England and Italy, and as a soloist in concertos by composers such as Mozart, Weber, R.Strauss, Beethoven, Finzi, Dubois, Telemann and her husband, composer Ronald Royer. Kaye has been a soloist with the Canadian Sinfonietta, Stratford Symphony, Sinfonia Toronto, Niagara Symphony, Brantford Symphony, CLW Chamber Orchestra (Los Angles), Susquehanna Symphony, Toronto Sinfonietta, Scarborough Philharmonic, Mississauga Symphony, and Symphony Hamilton Chamber Orchestra. She currently holds the position of principal clarinet with the Toronto Sinfonietta, Brantford Symphony, Canadian Sinfonietta, Scarborough Philharmonic and the Stratford Symphony Orchestra. She also performs regularly with Niagara Symphony and Sinfonia Toronto, and has worked with orchestras such as the Kitchener Waterloo Symphony, Hamilton Philharmonic, Orchestra London, Talisker Players, Sinfonia Mississauga, Toronto Concert Orchestra and the Orchestra at Niagara Fallsview Casino. Also active as a chamber musician, Kaye’s performances include the Niagara International Chamber Music Series, the University of Toronto Chamber Music Series at Hart House, the Royal Ontario Museum, and the Les AMIS concert series. Her principal teachers include Avrahm Galper, Toronto; Stephen Pierce, London, England; James Kanter, Los Angeles; John Bruce Yeh and Larry Combs, Chicago. As a recording artist, she has worked on the sound tracks of such films as Prisma, The Dog, and The Happy Couple, as well as the compact discs The Storyteller’s Bag, Conrad Chow’s Premieres and Toronto Sinfonietta’s Romancing Chopin, on which she performed as a soloist. Kaye received screen credit for her work as a featured performer on the sound track of the Canadian feature film, Gooby, starring Eugene Levy and Robbie Coltrane. Kaye has also been featured on the Naxos released recording The Hollywood Flute. She performed with the orchestra on the Ontario portion of a Diana Krall world tour and toured the People’s Republic of China where she performed as principal clarinet with the Ontario Festival Symphony Orchestra. Their New Year’s Eve concert was broadcast live on Chinese television. She has been heard on radio broadcasts on stations CJRT, CFMX, and throughout Canada on CBC 1 and 2 and the United States on NPR.