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Keith Sweger

Keith Sweger

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, On 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.