University Place, Syracuse University
Gregory Quick

Setnor School of Music
Instructor, Applied Music and Performance (Bassoon)

Gregory Quick is an instructor of bassoon in the Setnor School. An honors graduate from the University of Michigan where he was a student of Hugh Cooper, he joined the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra as its principal bassoonist in 1977. He has several concerto performances with the SSO, including John Williams’ Five Sacred Trees in 1999, and additionally served as the Symphony personnel manager for 11 years from 1995-2006. He is currently principal bassoon with Symphoria and served that role in its immediate predecessor Symphony Syracuse as well.

In January 2013 Quick was appointed acting principal bassoon with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra for its 2013 season and was additionally appointed principal bassoon with the Lake Placid Sinfonietta starting in 2013 as well. He has performed with the Skaneateles Festival, Chicago Chamber Musicians, the Summer Music Festival of Arkansas, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Virginia Symphony, Hawaii Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal, and the Toledo Zoo Band.