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Theodore Soluri

Theodore Soluri

Current position(s): Principal Bassoon for Dallas Symphony Orchestra since 2015

Previous position(s): Principal Bassoon for Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (11 years) and Principal Bassoon for Santa Fe Opera (9 years)

Solo appearances: Mozartís Concerto for Bassoon in Bb major, KV. 191, and Carl Maria von Weberís Bassoon Concerto in F major and Andante and Hungarian Rondo, among others; two recitals at the IDRS conference in Muncie, IN

Notable performances/accomplishments: Soluri is a regular performer at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival. In 2005, he toured with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and NYCís Carnegie Hall.

Commentary from critics: ďHe approached the speedy, highly ornamented outer movements from a high place. Soluri made this music sound like elegant, pleasant play, a celebration of the instrumentís possibilities, and never like a struggle.Ē -- Tom Strini, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Education: Bachelor of Music from Florida State; Master of Music from Cleveland Institute of Music

Teaching Opportunities: Masterclasses at Florida State University, Eastman School of Music, Ball State University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Lawrence University, and Glickman-Popkin Bassoon Camp

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Check out Ted Soluri performing at Dallas Frisco Bocal Majority Camp: