Kelly Kasle is a bassoonist and entrepreneur currently based in Dallas, TX. All of her projects, performances, and work with arts and media organizations are chosen to support her goal to bring classical music back into the forefront of today’s arts culture. She recently graduated from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY with a Performance Degree and certificate from Eastman's well-known music business program, the Arts Leadership Program, and is now pursuing her Masters in Performance at Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas. In addition to performing regularly with SMU ensembles and local symphonies around Dallas, she has a private studio, teaches large ensemble and chamber music master classes in middle schools and high schools, and is a teaching assistant for multiple arts business courses at SMU. While in Dallas, she has enjoyed being an active member in the Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota. One of her main goals is to combine the classical music and fashion industries, so she is known to bring her unique sense of style to performances and presentations.