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Miles Maner

BM University of Texas
MM Rice University

Courses Taught
Applied Bassoon

Miles Maner is thrilled to be the new bassoonist and contrabassoonist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Prior to his move to Illinois, Mr. Maner performed with the Kansas City Symphony for three seasons in their new home, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. In addition to his position there as associate principal bassoonist and contrabassoonist, Mr. Maner was the principal bassoonist of the Breckenridge Music Festival and 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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