Martin Garcia

Instrument: Bassoon

Education: B.M. The Curtis Institute of Music, Fullbright grant –The University of Vienna; M.M. The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

Hometown: Donna, Texas

Neighborhood: Prospect Hill

Joined the CSO in 2011

Professional experiences: The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, the Knights (NYC), The Milwaukee Symphony, Malboro Festival

Inspiration as a musician: I love contributing towards something larger than I am and getting to work with masterpieces on a daily basis. My colleagues on stage are also a constant source of inspiration.