MaryBeth Minnis
MaryBeth Minnis

Assistant Director and Assistant Professor of Bassoon

MaryBeth Minnis has been principal bassoonist of the Saginaw Bay Orchestra since 1985 and frequently performs with the Grand Rapids Symphony and the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra. An active chamber musician she performs with the Powers Woodwind Quintet and the CMU Chamber Winds. She has performed and/or presented at the International Double Reed Society Conferences, regional CBDNA Conferences, Michigan Music Conferences, and the Midwest Band and Orchestra Conference in Chicago. Each summer she teaches at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp and performs with their many faculty ensembles. 
She received the Bachelor of Music Education degree from Central Michigan University and the Master of Music in Bassoon Performance from University of Michigan. Her teachers include Lewis Hugh Cooper and Robert Barris.

Contact Information
Email: marybeth.minnis@cmich.edu
Phone: (989) 774-3519
Room: MU 181

Recordings
Brementown Musicians
Clarinet Chamber Music of Alvin Etler
Flights of Fancy
Gems for Woodwind Quintet
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