Clarinetist, Scot Humes, is Professor of Music at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He performs as principal clarinetist of the Monroe Symphony Orchestra and the Vashon Opera Orchestra, and has performed in the Shreveport, Rapides, South Arkansas, Lake Charles, and Texarkana Symphony Orchestras, to name a few. As a soloist, his concert appearances include Carl Maria von Weber - Concerto No. 2 with the Monroe Symphony, John Williams - Viktor's Tale with the Shreveport Symphony, W.A. Mozart - Clarinet Concerto K. 622 with the Peconic Chamber Orchestra, and as the clarinet soloist in Frank Martin - Concerto for Seven Wind Instruments, Timpani, Percussion, and String Orchestra with the Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Leon Fleisher. With his duo partner and Steinway Artist, Tania Tachkova, "duo per se" has been a featured ensemble at the New Music on the Bayou festivals and have toured internationally giving recitals at: the 92nd Y in New York City; the Bulgarian Embassy in Washington D.C.; in Paris, France; at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music (AUS); and in Auckland and Christchurch, NZ.