Mackenzie Brauns

2018 Round Top Music Festival

Mackenzie Brauns
Cleveland Heights, OH
Cleveland Institute of Music
Mackenzie Brauns is an active performer throughout the Midwest and beyond. Mackenzie is Principal Bassoon of the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra, Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, and the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, as well as Acting Second Bassoon of the Firelands Symphony Orchestra (Sandusky, OH). Mackenzie also frequently subs with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, West Virginia Symphony, Carmel Symphony Orchestra (Indianapolis), Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony, Richmond Symphony Orchestra (Indiana), Tri-State Chamber Players (Cincinnati), and many others. Mackenzie received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) under the instruction of William Winstead, and is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma at the Cleveland Institute of Music as a student of Barrick Stees. Mackenzie has attended the Aspen Music Festival, National Repertory Orchestra, Sarasota Music Festival, Kent/Blossom Music Festival, Colorado College Summer Music Festival, and the National Orchestral Institute.