Quinn Delaney, bassoon
Quinn Delaney began his studies on the bassoon at the age of 10. He is currently a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and has also performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Rochester Philharmonic. Quinn was selected as a finalist for the 2016 International Double Reed Society's Gillet-Fox Competition. He holds a BM from the Eastman School of Music and a MM from the DePaul University School of Music where he studied with John Hunt, William Buchman and Miles Maner. During his time at Eastman, he performed as a soloist with the Eastman Wind Orchestra. Also an active arranger, Quinn has arranged and performed works such as Franck's Violin Sonata in A Major and Prokofiev's Flute Sonata in D Major. He attended the Kent Blossom Music Festival, where he was co-principal bassoonist in the Cleveland Orchestra Collaboration Concert. Quinn is a recipient of Eastman’s Performer’s Certificate as well as the Andrew G. Bogiages Memorial Prize in Bassoon. In his spare time he loves running and eating lots of bread and salty food.