Margaret Phillips is a bassoonist and contrabassoonist based in the Boston area. She has been a substitute and extra musician with The Boston Symphony Orchestra/Boston Pops Orchestra since 1992. As part of the touring Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, Margaret has performed across the United States, toured Asia, and appeared at special events, including Super Bowl XXXVI. Ms. Phillips is a member of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, The Portland (ME) Symphony Orchestra, and The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra. She has been performing and recording pioneering new music with The Boston Modern Orchestra project since its inception. As an educator, Ms. Phillips holds faculty positions at Berklee, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, and Boston University. Through her teaching appointment at Berklee College of Music, Margaret has performed and made Grammy nominated recordings with artists as diverse as Paul Simon, Danillo Perez, and Trey Anastasio of Phish.