Acting Associate Principal Clarinet
Miles Haskins has been serving as clarinetist and solo bass clarinetist of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra since the 2017 season, after serving as acting associate principal for the 2016-17 season. Before moving to Canada, Mr. Haskins was a member of the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida.
An accomplished orchestral musician, Haskins has performed and toured across North America in many ensembles, including The Cleveland Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Santa Fe Opera, Florida Orchestra, and Florida Grand Opera.
As a chamber musician, Haskins regularly performs as a part of the TSO Chamber Soloists and has appeared in numerous festivals and societies throughout the US and Canada, including Toronto Summer Music Festival, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, the Amici Ensemble, ChamberFest Dubuque, Baltimore Chamber Music Society, among others.
A committed educator, Haskins serves on the clarinet faculty of the University of Toronto and as the woodwind coach for the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra. Additionally, he has presented masterclasses at the Royal Conservatory, Iberacademy, University of Antioquia, and the University of South Dakota.
Mr. Haskins is a Buffet-Crampon Artist playing exclusively on Buffet-Crampon instruments and a D’Addario Woodwind Performing Artist.