Haley SpragueConcerto Competition Winner, 2020 - 2021
Haley Sprague studies double bass with John Miller. She is currently principal bass of Sarasota Youth Orchestra’s highest symphony, Venice Symphony Youth Orchestra, and Venice High School Symphonic Orchestra. In the past, she has also performed with North Port Symphony and Venice Community Orchestra. She has been invited to all-state and Perlman Super Strings for multiple years. Haley has attended Eastern Music Festival, and she was accepted to programs at Curtis Summerfest and BUTI Tanglewood but was unable to attend due to COVID. At Eastern Music Festival she was principal bass of a student formed chamber orchestra and led a bass trio. Haley was a member of Sarasota Youth Orchestra’s Youth Philharmonic String Quintet last year. She also frequently plays as a soloist and has done so for fundraisers for community organizations such as the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. She has also been a prizewinner at Venice Musicale Scholarship Competition.