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Deborah Taylor

Orchestra Musician

Principal Bass

Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Assn/C. David Horine Memorial Chair

In 1986, Deborah Taylor, originally a section bassist with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, became Principal Double Bass.

She received both a B.S. in Elementary Education (Cum Laude) in 1973 and a B.M. in Music Education (Magna Cum Laude) in 1974 from Fort Hays State University. After teaching public school in Kansas and Idaho, in 1979 she earned a M.M. in Double Bass Performance from the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati.

Taylor has served as adjunct instructor on the faculties of Idaho State University in 1976, Wright State University from 1979-88, and CCM-University of Cincinnati from 1979-95. Her other DPO affiliations include performing with the String Quintet, Dayton Opera, and the SPARK teaching program.

Her performance experience spans almost 30 years. Since 1977, she has served as Principal Double Bass with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra. Since1979, she has been a regular substitute bassist with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops, and Cincinnati Opera, and has enjoyed several long-term appointments with the CSO and affiliation with the Cincinnati Ballet. Her major teachers include Barry Green, Paul Ellison, and Francois Rabbath.

Taylor’s professional honors and affiliations include Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society; Sigma Alpha Iota (music); Guest Clinician for the International Double Bass 1982 Competition and Workshop, Isle of Man, British Isles; life member of the International Society of Bassists; and past executive assistant of the ISB.