Adjunct Instructor of Music
Steve Ingle has enjoyed a dynamic and versatile performing career for over twenty years. He has appeared as bassoonist and contrabassoonist with organizations including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Joffrey Ballet, the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, and many others. A former member of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra, Steve can be heard on OSO recordings of Shostakovich, Benjamin Lees, and Michael Daugherty. With the Spoleto-USA Festival Orchestra, he participated in the American premiere of Kurt Weill’s Die Bürgschaft. As a chamber musician, Steve has performed on the Dame Myra Hess and Music in the Loft series in Chicago, at the Ravinia Festival’s Bennett-Gordon Hall, in concert halls throughout Japan, and on live radio from the Amsterdam Concertgebouw. He has performed with the new music ensemble Contempo; and in 2005, he appeared with Pierre Boulez in a performance of Mr. Boulez’s Derive 2 for thirteen instruments on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusicNow series. Steve is a former member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago and holds degrees from the University of Tennessee and the Eastman School of Music.