FGCU Emergency Management Advisory

Sept. 27, 2022 | FGCU is canceling all classes and non-essential campus activities Thursday and Friday. FGCU leaders will evaluate methods for students to make up for lost instructional time, which will likely include the use of planned study dates as regular academic class. Please expect updates to the academic calendar once we return to normal operations. For storm updates, visit fgcu.edu/emergencymanagement.

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Szabo, Kyle (DMA)

Associate Professor
Bower School of Music & the Arts

MUS 0117

    Kyle Szabo serves as the Orchestra Director at FGCU, where he directs the Symphony and Chamber Orchestras. Under Szabo’s direction, the Symphony Orchestra has grown significantly. The Chamber Orchestra, started in the fall of 2016, now tours around the state and is invited to perform at a variety of venues. Szabo has also been appointed Conductor of the Southwest Florida Youth Symphony Orchestra. He frequently travels throughout Florida as a clinician for middle and high schools, adjudicator at competitions, and as a guest conductor with professional and community orchestras.

    Szabo performs as a violinist and violist, and has performed as a recitalist and chamber musician in several different states. He was previously a faculty member at Ripon College (Wisconsin) as Director of Orchestral Activities. Szabo earned a Doctorate in conducting at James Madison University, a Master of Music in violin performance from the Peabody Conservatory, and a Bachelor of Music in violin performance from Rutgers University.