Jenna Lyle

Programs Manager, The Arts Club of Chicago

A vocalist, mover, actor, composer, installation-builder, and administrator, Jenna Lyle lectures, performs and tours periodically while curating and coordinating programming at The Arts Club of Chicago as Programs Manager. She is a Co-Artistic Director of performance collective Mocrep and Co-founder of experimental record label Parlour Tapes+. Lyle has presented her own works as well as those of her colleagues throughout the U.S. and abroad, with commissions by MATA Festival, Popebama, Ensemble Dal Niente, Distractfold, Ensemble Adapter, Riot Ensemble, Spektral Quartet, and the Chicago Composers Orchestra, among others. Her work has been presented at MATA (NYC), Big Ears, University of Tennessee Contemporary Music Festival, the International Summer Courses at Darmstadt, Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music in Australia, Qubit Space NY, Kaneko Omaha, Resonant Bodies Festival, Center for New Music (San Francisco), Cambridge University, and Radialsystem Berlin. She holds degrees in composition from Northwestern University (DMA), Cleveland State University (MM), and Birmingham-Southern College (BM). Lyle is the recipient of a 2019 3Arts Make-a-Wave Grant.

Photo credit: Frank Ishman

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