Personnel Bio

MU1 Sean Maree

Musican 1st Class Sean Maree is co-principal bassoonist of the United States Coast Guard Band. Prior to joining the Band, Sean was a regular guest with the Pittsburgh Symphony (PA) and the Richmond Symphony (VA). He has also performed with the Nashville Symphony (TN), Jacksonville Symphony (FL), Boston Symphony (MA) and a production of Giuseppe Verdi’s Don Carlo with the Washington National Opera at the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, DC. From 2013-2017 he was a member of the New World Symphony under the direction of Founder and Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas in Miami Beach, FL. In addition to performing, Sean is a strong believer in the power of music to change lives. He has taught in schools and music programs in Fairfax County (VA), Miami-Dade County (FL), Nashville (TN), and Medellin, Colombia.

As a chamber musician, MU1 Maree serves as the bassoonist for the United States Coast Guard Woodwind Quintet. Previous chamber engagements include concerts with varied ensembles in Harris Hall (Aspen, CO), New World Center (Miami Beach, FL), Seiji Ozawa Hall (Lenox, MA), and Jordan Hall (Boston, MA). Sean holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Bassoon Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music where he studied with Richard Svoboda and Rick Ranti of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.