Zachary Hague serves as Principal Bassoonist with the Wichita Symphony and is a member of the Lieurance Woodwind Quintet. He has performed with the Baton Rouge Symphony, Opera Louisiane, Gulf Coast Symphony, Lake Charles Symphony, Columbus (Indiana) Philharmonic, and the Wichita Grand Opera, among others. As a chamber musician, Mr. Hague has performed with the Louisiana State University Timm Wind Quintet and with chamber ensembles engaged in education and community outreach through the Baton Rouge Symphony's 'Symphony Street' program, and with Young Audiences of Rochester, New York. He has performed internationally in Japan and China, recorded for the Summit Records label and has performed on televised broadcasts by Louisiana Public Broadcasting on PBS.
Mr. Hague became Instructor of Bassoon at Wichita State University in the fall of 2016. Mr. Hague also serves as Adjunct Instructor of Bassoon at Bethel College (Kansas). Previously he was a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Louisiana State University, where he taught bassoon and reed making, coached chamber music ensembles and helped to establish a graduate woodwind quintet dedicated to music education in Southeast Louisiana.
Mr. Hague holds degrees in bassoon performance from the Eastman School of Music (BM), Louisiana State University (MM) and Indiana University (PD). His primary teachers were John Hunt, William Ludwig, Charles Ullery, Kathleen McLean, and Michael McCraw.