Paul Macres, Bass

Minnesota native Paul Macres is a bassist with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. He has performed with many ensembles across the across the country, including the Minnesota Orchestra, San Diego Symphony, Kansas City Symphony, and Nashville Symphony. Internationally, he has played guest principal bass with the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra (Norway), and has toured across the globe with the Verbier Festival Orchestra.

An active teacher in the greater New Orleans area, Paul holds the position of Bass Professor at both Tulane and Loyola University. He also maintains a private studio out of his home.

Aside from LAMF, Paul spends his summers performing in Boulder, Colorado with the Colorado Music Festival. Other summer engagements include the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and the Artosphere Festival Orchestra.

Paul holds a Bachelors of Music from the Manhattan School of Music, a Masters of Music from Rice University, and a Professional Studies Certificate from the Colburn School. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis and hiking in the mountains.


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