Oboist Stephen Bard has performed internationally with period instrument orchestras and chamber ensembles including Tafelmusik, Philharmonia Baroque, Portland Baroque, Arion, Le Concert d'Astrée, American Bach Soloists, Tempesta di Mare, Washington Bach Consort, Folger Consort, Chicago Opera Theater, Les Boréades, REBEL, Musica Angelica, and Aradia Ensemble. He has appeared at the Oregon Bach Festival, Vancouver Early Music Festival, Mostly Mozart Festival, Klang & Raum Musikfestival, Festival Internacional de las Artes de Castilla y León, and the Huntsville Festival of the Arts (Ontario).
His discography includes recordings on the Chandos, Naxos, CBC, and ATMA Classique labels.
Stephen also teaches at the University of Delaware. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Oberlin Conservatory, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Oberlin College.