Quinn Delaney, bassoon

Quinn Delaney joined the Charleston Symphony as the principal bassoonist in September of 2019. Prior to joining the CSO he was the principal bassoonist of the Lake Forest Symphony and a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. He has also performed with the Chicago Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, and London Symphony. In 2016, Quinn was selected as a finalist for the 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 Music Academy of the West and the Kent-Blossom summer festivals. 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 is a regular volunteer at the Low Country Food Bank.