Kyle Vock is originally from the Thousand Islands region of New York. He received a B.A. in music with a Jazz studies concentration in 2008 from SUNY New Paltz. He then went on to attend The Eastman School of music and earned a masters degree in Jazz bass performance. After graduation, Kyle spent three summers on the faculty of The Performing Arts Institute of Wyoming Seminary, where he coordinated the Jazz program. Vock is currently an adjunct professor at Nazareth College where he directs the Rock Ensemble and teaches bass.