NWS Fellow Darren Hicks demonstrates a bassoon excerpt from the opening of Dvorak's 8th Symphony, for New World's 2018 Side by Side auditions.
SYMPHONY NO. 8 IN G MAJOR, OP. 88 ("ENGLISH")
Recorded Date: 22-01-2018
A bassoon fellow at the New World Symphony, Darren Hicks hails from small-town Nova Scotia. At ease both in the orchestra and in a chamber setting, Mr. Hicks has performed across Canada and abroad. His teachers have included Frank Morelli (Yale University) and Christopher Millard (University of Ottawa). Mr. Hicks was a member of the Verbier Festival Orchestra (Verbier, Switzerland) from 2013 to 2015 and was the recipient of the Dean’s Prize at Yale’s Commencement 2014, the 2012 National Arts Centre Orchestra Bursary, and a 2012 Nova Scotia Talent Trust Bursary