Events for November 2022

Michael Quigley

Position: Bassoon
Categories: 2022 Musicians

Michael Quigley is a passionate, Montreal-born bassoonist currently studying toward his Master’s degree at the Manhattan School of Music (MSM). He began learning the bassoon in high school, and was eventually inspired by his band director, Brian Vincent, to continue with the instrument after graduation. He started his undergraduate degree in 2016 at Sir Wilfrid Laurier University, studying with Eric Hall, principal bassoon of the Canadian Opera Company; he transferred to the University of Toronto in 2018 to continue his studies with the same teacher. In 2021, Michael began his Master’s degree at MSM in New York, and currently studies with the principal bassoon of the Metropolitan Opera, William Short. He has freelanced with a number of orchestras in the Greater Toronto Area and has done studio recordings at Loud Mouse Studios and Revolution Studios, both based in Toronto.