Gregory Quick - Bassoon, David Van Hoesen Chair
An honors graduate from the University of Michigan where he was a student of Hugh Cooper, Gregory Quick joined the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra as it’s principal bassoonist in 1977 and performed with its successor, Symphoria, through 2016. He had several concerto performances with the SSO, including John Williams ‘Five Sacred Trees’ in 1999, and additionally served as the Symphony personnel manager for 11 years from 1995 to 2006. In January of 2013 Mr. Quick was appointed acting principal bassoon with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra for their 2013 season, an was additionally appointed principal bassoon with the Lake Placid Sinfonietta starting in 2013 as well. He has performed with the Skaneateles Festival, Minnesota Orchestra, Chicago Chamber Musicians, the Summer Music Festival of Arkansas, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Virginia Symphony, Hawaii Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal, and the Toledo Zoo Band. He is currently an adjunct faculty member at Syracuse University.