Neil Boyer (born 1940) is an American oboist. A native of Kentucky, he was trained at Mannes School of Music in New York and SUNY Stony Brook. Boyer was principal oboist in the Vermont Symphony Orchestra from 1972–1996 and has been principal oboist in the Portland Symphony Orchestra (Maine) since 1973. He has taught at the University of Vermont and Bowdoin and Bates Colleges. He is currently the oboe instructor at Dartmouth College and the University of Southern Maine.