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Bassoon Pedagogy from Day One

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  • Day One clinics are intended to be short, content-rich, “nuts-and-bolts” presentations to assist instrumental music educators in starting students properly their instruments. These sessions will also be of great benefit for any teacher in need of a primer for a proven method of achieving success on a wind or percussion instrument.
  • Jason Worzbyt (
  • 12/18/2019 04:15 PM - 04:45 PM
  • Meeting Room W182
  • 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; David T. Borst, professor emeritus of bassoon at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and James Rodgers, principal contrabassoon of the Pittsburgh Symphony.  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.