Kyra Kester is an active performer and teacher on both flute and piccolo. She holds the position of second flutist in the Canton Symphony Orchestra and regularly performs with the Blossom Festival Orchestra, the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, the Akron, Youngstown and Wheeling Symphonies and the Erie Philharmonic. Ms. Kester is a member of the adjunct music faculty at Hiram College and has served on the faculty of CIM’s Preparatory Department since 2006.


  • Cleveland Institute of Music, BM in performance (with Jeffrey Khaner and Mary Kay Fink)

Teaching Experience

Cleveland Institute of Music
Preparatory and Continuing Education Department, since 2006

Hiram College
Adjunct music faculty