D. Scott Radloff

D. Scott Radloff

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Bassoon

bassoon/contrabassoon

First year with SO: 1996

Hometown: Tampa, FL

Instrument: Scott’s bassoon is an early-9000 series Heckel, from 1945


Education:
Bachelor of Music – University of Florida

Biography:
A fourth generation Florida native, Mr. Radloff was born in Tampa. His professional career began with four years as a Navy musician, after which he began performing with The Florida Orchestra and the Jacksonville Symphony, prior to winning his positions with Sarasota Orchestra and the Southwest Florida Symphony (in Ft. Myers). He currently lives in Orlando, FL with his wife, Marie, who is an Elementary Music Specialist.

Passions/Interests:
Beyond being fortunate enough to live their passion for making and teaching music, Scott and Marie dedicate a lot of energy to travel. Their marriage began with a wedding in Vienna, Austria!  Since that beginning, they have traveled to England, France, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia, Hungary, Turkey, China, Taiwan, Japan, and of course Canada (including Newfoundland!).

Career Highlights:
Often, whichever Masterworks program Scott is currently performing seems to be a "career highlight." With that said, performing a concert in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China in 2002 was rather special. 

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 It was a thrill ride resulting in an explosion of audience enthusiasm.  

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 Andrew Lane, the Orchestra’s Principal Pops Conductor, knows how to program a winning event and this concert had something for everyone. It also brought in a whole new audience that seemed dazzled by the performances.  

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 The Sarasota Orchestra played a program this past weekend filled with so much color, it was like visiting the Louvre.  

Written byHerald Tribune

 The performance... was exceptional, bringing new and stunning sonorities from a larger than usual Sarasota Orchestra under the dynamic leadership of Anu Tali.  

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