Devin Howell graduated with honors in performance from the New England Conservatory of Music where he studied with Don Palma of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.  He received his Master’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University where he studied with Jeffrey Turner of the Pittsburgh Symphony.   He currently performs as principal bassist of the Harrisburg Symphony, Lake Placid Sinfonietta, and also as assistant principal bassist for the Allentown Symphony, Reading Symphony, and Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra. He is instructor of double bass at Elizabethtown, Franklin & Marshall and Gettysburg Colleges.  He also teaches privately from his home in Harrisburg, PA.  In the past, Mr. Howell has performed as principal bassist of the Lancaster Symphony, as a section member of the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra, Wheeling Symphony, York Symphony, Bach Sinfonia, Boston Philharmonic, Gardner Museum Chamber Orchestra, Harvard Baroque Orchestra and as substitute bassist for the Pittsburgh Symphony.

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