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Instant Bassoon Player - Just Add Water!

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  • The purpose of this session is to demonstrate how to begin bassoon instruction from the very first lesson. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to volunteer to play an actual bassoon and reed. Topics to be discussed will include: embouchure formation, posture, articulation, intonation, instrument care and selection as well as other related topics.
  • Jason Worzbyt (reedtip@iup.edu)
  • 12/17/2015 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
  • W181
  • Dr. Jason Worzbyt is Professor of Bassoon and Associate Director of Bands at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He holds a B.S. in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Music in wind conducting from the University of North Texas and a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in bassoon performance from the University of North Texas. Dr. Worzbyt has studied bassoon with Kathleen Reynolds, principal bassoon of the Dallas Opera Orchestra and professor of bassoon at the University of North Texas; Kristen Wolfe Jensen, professor of bassoon at the University of Texas; and David T. Borst, professor emeritus of bassoon at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. His conducting teachers include Jack Stamp, Director of Band Studies Emeritus at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Eugene Migliaro Corporon, Director of Wind Studies at the University of North Texas.
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