Janet Harris

Janet is a highly innovative artist of dynamic style and robust sound. She currently holds the posts of Principal Bassoon with the Atlantic Classical Orchestra of Stuart, Vero Beach, Palm Beach Gardens; the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra of Punta Gorda; and Lakeside Chamber Players of Mount Dora, Florida.  She is a highly sought-after bassoonist and has performed with many orchestras across the region including The Florida Orchestra, Orlando Philharmonic, Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Naples Philharmonic, Sarasota Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Sarasota Orchestra, South West Florida Symphony of Fort Meyers as well as Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Harris has held faculty positions at The Conservatory of Music at Lynn University in Boca Raton (her alma mater formerly know as The Harid Conservatory of Music), Saint Petersburg College, Eckerd College, and Clearwater Christian College. She has also performed with orchestras, opera companies, chamber and solo recitals throughout the United States, South and Central America, the Caribbean and Russia.  In her spare time, she teaches beginner piano and woodwind private lessons.