Justin Cummings
Justin Cummings is currently a bassoon fellow with the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, FL. He is also on trial with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (London, UK) for the position of principal bassoon, and has recently performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Louisiana Philharmonic, and Phoenix Symphony. During past summers he has taken part in the Orchestra of the Americas, Music Academy of the West and Aspen Music Festival and School.

Mr. Cummings has played under notable conductors such as Stéphane Denève, Alan Gilbert, Robert Spano and Michael Tilson Thomas, and in many of the world’s great halls including the Berlin Philharmonie, Concertgebouw, Elbphilharmonie and Walt Disney Concert Hall. He has performed chamber music alongside distinguished artists such as Emanuel Ax, Whitney Crockett, Burt Hara and Andrew Marriner. Mr. Cummings received a bachelor of music degree from the San Francisco Conservatory and a master of music degree from the Colburn School, studying with Stephen Paulson and Richard Beene. He is originally from Fresno, California where he began his studies with Larry Gardner.