Roger Maki-Schramm is principal bassoonist of the Flint Symphony Orchestra (FSO), having been with the orchestra for 29 years. He is an Interlochen Arts Academy graduate and later received both his Bachelor of Music (cum laude) and Master of Music degrees from the University of Michigan. Besides his work with the FSO, he has performed with many local orchestras, including the Windsor Symphony, Michigan Opera Theatre, Ann Arbor Symphony, Michigan Sinfonietta and Michigan Chamber Symphony. He has been a soloist twice with the FSO, played on the Nightnote Series for Detroit Chamber Winds and appeared several times in the Detroit Institute of Arts “Brunch with Bach” series. In addition to performance activities, Maki-Schramm has also been an instructor of bassoon at both Eastern Michigan University and Bowling Green University, teaching bassoon and pedagogy courses, coaching ensembles and performing with the faculty woodwind quintet.