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Lamont School of Music

Newman Center for the Performing Arts

Faculty

Roger Soren

Roger Soren

Adjunct Faculty, Bassoon

Newman Center for the Performing Arts
chinsoft@msn.com

Roger Soren joined the Colorado Symphony as Bassoonist and Contra Bassoonist in 2011, after serving as Assistant Principal Bassoonist and Contra Bassoonist of the Louisville(KY) Orchestra for 22 seasons. Before this he was 2nd bassoonist of the Jacksonville Symphony and Indianapolis Symphony, and has also performed with the Montreal, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Nashville, Grant Park(Chicago, IL) and Chautauqua(NY) Symphonies. As a soloist, Roger has performed with the Louisville Orchestra, members of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Symphony in C, Louisville Jewish Community Orchestra, Brunswick Symphony(GA) and Louisville Bach Society Orchestra.

Roger is an active teacher and has taught at many institutions including Indiana University, Bloomington, Western Kentucky University, Bellarmine University(KY), Florida State College in Jacksonville, and at the New England Music Camp, Chautauqua Institution(NY) and the Summer Bassoon Extravaganza at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He has performed at 8 International Double-Reed Society Conferences.