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Miles Jaques

Acting Associate Principal Clarinet

Miles Jaques 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. Jaques was a member of the New World Symphony in  Miami Beach, Florida. 

An accomplished orchestral musician, Jaques 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, Jaques 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, Jaques 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. Jaques is a Buffet-Crampon Artist playing exclusively on Buffet-Crampon instruments and a  D’Addario Woodwind Performing Artist.