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Liz and Scott Miller

HurryCane Reeds is your source for high-quality hand-made reeds for oboe, bassoon, and English horn. We are both members of the Manitoba Registered Music Teacher’s Association, and are proud to offer private lessons for oboe and bassoon students in Winnipeg and the surrounding areas.

Scott Miller is a freelance bassoonist in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He regularly appears with professional and community orchestras and chamber ensembles in the region including the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, and the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra. Scott received the degree Doctor of Musical Arts from Louisiana State University in 2011. He holds degrees in music from the University of Oregon (MM) and Florida State University (BM). He has studied bassoon with Gabriel Beavers, Steve Vacchi, Jeff Keesecker, Randy Doo, and Kim Woolly. Scott has held positions as Principal Bassoonist for the Monroe Symphony Orchestra, the Louisiana Sinfonietta and Opera Louisiane, Associate Principal Bassoonist for the Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra and Second Bassoonist for the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra. Scott has appeared as a soloist at the Twisted Oaks Music Festival, as well as with the Magnolia Chamber Orchestra and with the Louisiana Sinfonietta. An avid chamber performer, he has collaborated on recitals with the music faculty of Nicholls State University, Louisiana State University, Southeastern Louisiana University, and the University of South Alabama. He has served as Adjunct Instructor of Bassoon at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, LA and at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Liz Miller is a specialist in oboe and English horn. An orchestral and chamber music performer, Liz earned her Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degrees at Louisiana State University. Liz has held positions as Principal Oboist for the Monroe Symphony Orchestra, Opera Louisiane, and for the Louisiana Sinfonietta, and served as Second Oboe/English Horn for the Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra. Her teachers have included Johanna Cox, James Ryon, and Doug Bairstow. Elizabeth has appeared as a soloist with the Louisiana Sinfonietta and the Mennonite Bretheren Collegiate Institute.

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