Dr. Coleman Burgess has been a life-long resident of North Carolina. He’s been in dental practice here since 1986, with a busy practice on 16th Street in Wilmington. He is also a volunteer dentist at the Tileston Outreach Dental Clinic, and St. Mary’s Dental and Medical Clinic.
A man of many talents, he enjoys, music, boating, skiing, and camping. Dr. Burgess loves North Carolina and is an active member of the community. He is a member of the Rotary Club and serves on the classification committee. Currently he is the principal clarinetist for the Wilmington Symphony, where he has also served on the board of directors as well as the player’s committee. Combining his musical interests with his faith, he is a choir member at St. James Episcopal Church where he also serves on the music committee.
Dr. Burgess loves his dog Chip. Twice a week he brings her into the office to give both her and the patients some companionship.
In addition to playing orchestra concerts, many of the WSO musicians also provide music for special occasions such as weddings, receptions, anniversaries and birthdays. Many also offer offer private music instruction for both school-age and adult students — please contact each player individually with contact information provided on their biography page.
Mary Jo White
Typical groupings of instruments include string trios and quartets (violin, viola, cello), brass groups (trumpet, French horn, trombone, tuba), and woodwind ensembles (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon). Musicians also serve as soloists at special occasions such as:
• HOLIDAY GATHERINGS
• CORPORATE EVENTS
• SOCIAL EVENTS
• DINNER PARTIES
• MEMORIAL SERVICES
• BABY SHOWERS
• and more!