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July 23, 2014
Canadian Excellence

Cedric Coleman

Contract Academic Staff; Bassoon

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Academic Background
BM, MM (New England Conservatory): Bassoon

While completing BMus and MMus degrees at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Cedric Coleman was an extra bassoonist with the Boston Symphony and Boston Pops Orchestras. he was solo bassoonist with the United States Air Force Band, Orchestra, and Woodwind Quintet, Washington, DC. , and was a member of the New World Symphony in New York and the National Ballet of Canada Orchestra. he has taught at Southeastern Massachusetts Technological Institute, and won teh Benjamin Delson Memorial Prize at the 1968 Tangelwood Festival. He is principal bassoon with the Canadian Chamber Ensemble and the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Since 1994, Coleman has been on the faculty of the Eastern Music Festival and is principal bassoon in the Eastern Philharmonic Orchestra in Greensboro, North Carolina