Current position(s): Professor of Bassoon at Ball State University School of Music; bassoonist with Musical Arts Quintet (faculty ensemble at Ball State); Principal Bassoon for Muncie Symphony Orchestra; contrabassoonist for Fort Wayne Philharmonic; performs regularly with Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra; President of International Double Reed Society
Previous position(s): taught at University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh; co-founder/member of Algoma Wind Quintet; member of Oakwood Chambers Players; chair of 2008 & 2010 Gillet-Fox International Bassoon Competition
Education: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Bowling Green State University, Lebanon Valley College
Recordings: Songs of Madness and Sorrow, One the Beach at Night, Expressions in Units, Christmas Lights, and August was Foggy
Notable performances/accomplishments: Recitals at conferences of International Clarinet Association, Society of Composers Inc., College Music Society, National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors, and Music Educators National Conference; hosted 2006 IDRS conference at Ball State; 2008 Indiana Music Educators Association Outstanding University Music Educator
Teaching Opportunities: Masterclasses at 2011 Asian Double Reed Association conference in Bangkok and 2012 Beijing International Bassoon Festival in Beijing; guest teacher at colleges, universities, and summer festivals and camps
For more information on Keith Sweger, visit his faculty page here.