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Miles Maner

BM University of Texas
MM Rice University

Courses Taught
Applied Bassoon

Miles Maner, bassoonist and contrabassoonist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, has been teaching at the DePaul University School of Music since 2014​. He is also a bassoonist with the Arizona Music Festival. As a chamber musician, he plays regularly with the Chicago Symphony new music wing MusicNOW, the Chicago Symphony Winds, and Dempster Street Pro Musica and has appeared with the Rembrandt Chamber Players and Rush Hour summer concert series. Prior to his move to Illinois, Mr. Maner performed with the Kansas City Symphony for three seasons as associate principal bassoonist and contrabassoonist and as principal bassoonist of the Breckenridge Music Festival in Colorado. He has performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony, Houston Symphony, Houston Grand Opera, Austin Symphony, and Austin Lyric Opera and given masterclasses at the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Michigan, Texas State University, the University of Missouri - Kansas City, Grand Valley State University, and Utah Valley University. He has previously attended various music festivals including the Pacific Music Festival, the Tanglewood Music Center and the National Repertory Orchestra. His former teachers are Benjamin Kamins of Rice University and Kristin Wolfe Jensen of the University of Texas.   

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