Adjunct Faculty, Bassoon
- M.M., California Institute of the Arts
- A.D., University of Southern California
- M.M., G.K. Bacewicz Academy of Music
Bassoonist Maciej Flis is an active freelance performer and teacher in the Los Angeles area. He plays principal bassoon with many symphony and chamber orchestras, among them Long Beach Opera, Glendale Philharmonic, Bakersfield Symphony, Santa Monica Symphony, Brentwood Symphony, Ventura County Ballet Company and Angeles Chorale . Since 2005 he has been principal bassoonist of the Bard Conductors Institute Orchestra in New York. As a recording artist, Maciej performs on short films and television. He took part in numerous music festivals in the United States, Mexico and Europe. He is fortunate to have collaborated with some of the world’s famous artists and musicians, including Yo-Yo Ma, Burt Bacharach, Yundi Li, Kent Nagano, Carl St. Clair, John Williams, Alan Silvestri, John Waltz, Monica Mancini, Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Larry Livingston, Monica Mancini and Charles Fox. Several of his performances have been featured on the Los Angeles classical radio stations, K-Mozart and KUSC. Maciej was featured soloist with the CalArts Orchestra and the Orange County Symphony in the “Five Sacred Trees” Concerto for Bassoon by John Williams.