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Zachary Hague serves as principal bassoonist with the Wichita Symphony Orchestra and is a member of the Lieurance Woodwind Quintet. He is instructor of bassoon at Wichita State University and adjunct instructor of bassoon at Bethel College (Kans.). He has performed with a wide variety of chamber ensembles, with orchestras along the Gulf Coast and internationally in Japan and China. He has performed in orchestras and ensembles in South Central Kansas, including Wichita Grand Opera, the Bethany Oratorio Orchestra and the Hutchinson Symphony Orchestra. 


Zach received a B.M. degree from Eastman School of Music, a M.M. degree from Louisiana State University and a Performer's Diploma from Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music. As a member of the Eastman Wind Ensemble, Zach performed on tour with the group in Japan, Taiwan and Macau, and on the ensemble's Summit Records recording, Danzante (2006).

A proponent of making chamber music experience an element of collegiate music education, Zach Hague also stresses the importance of community outreach by chamber ensembles.

Among his chamber music experiences, Zach performed in woodwind quintets involved in education and community outreach, including Eastman School of Music's 'Music for All' program, Young Audiences of Rochester and a Louisiana State University graduate quintet he helped to establish as a participant in the Baton Rouge Symphony's "Symphony Street" program.


Zach performed for three years with the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra. He served as principal bassoonist for Opera Louisiane, including a gala performance telecast by Louisiana Public Broadcasting on the PBS network. He has performed in regional orchestras along the Gulf Coast and in the midwestern U.S.


Zach's major teachers include John Hunt, William Ludwig, Charles Ullery, Kathleen McLean and Barrick Stees. He has also studied 

baroque bassoon with Michael McCraw.

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