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Double bassist, Taylor Brown, joined the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera as principal in 2012. Prior to his appointment, Taylor performed regularly with the symphony orchestras of Youngstown, OH, Canton, OH, and West Virginia.

In addition to his work with the CSO, Taylor has performed as a substitute musician with the Pittsburgh Symphony and Nashville Symphony, toured internationally with Barry Manilow, has performed with Earth, Wind, and Fire, and is an active freelance session musician for commercial recording. He maintains a private teaching studio in the Chattanooga area comprised of students of all ages and is a faculty member of Tennessee’s Governor’s School for the Arts.

Taylor has earned a Bachelor’s degree from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University and a Master’s degree from Duquesne University. His primary teachers were Jeffery Turner and Micah Howard of the Pittsburgh Symphony and John Hood of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Taylor has served as a musician’s representative on the board of directors of the CSO, Chair of the Orchestra Committee and Negotiation Committee, Regional Orchestra Player’s Association Delegate and Executive Board Member at Large.

Taylor Brown's Members


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