Minnesota native Paul Macres is a bassist with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. He has
performed with many ensembles across the country, including the Minnesota Orchestra, San Diego
Symphony, Kansas City Symphony, Alabama Symphony Orchestra, and the Memphis Symphony
Orchestra. Internationally, he has played guest principal bass with the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra
(Norway), and has toured across the globe with the Verbier Festival Orchestra.
Paul has been a member of the Colorado Music Festival for four years. Other summer engagements
include the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, the Artosphere Festival Orchestra, and the Lakes Area Music
Paul holds a Bachelors of Music from the Manhattan School of Music, a Masters of Music from Rice
University, and a Professional Studies Certificate from the Colburn School in Los Angeles.