Gabriel Beavers is the Associate Professor of Bassoon at the University of Miami Frost School of Music. Beavers is also a member of Miami’s Nu0Deco Ensemble and serves as Second Bassoon with the Music in the Mountains Festival Orchestra in Durango, Colorado. Prior to joining the faculty at Frost, he served on the faculty of Louisiana State University. Formerly a fellow with the New World Symphony, he has also served as Principal Bassoon with the Virginia Symphony, Acting Principal Bassoon with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and the Jacksonville Symphony and as Acting Second Bassoon with the Milwaukee Symphony. Mr. Beavers has also previously held the position of Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Music. His solo albums, “Gordon Jacob: Music for Bassoon” and “A Quirky Dream” can be found on the Mark Masters and Mark Records labels.