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2020 Guest Artist: Jenny Mann 

Assoc. Professor of Bassoon, University of Alabama

2020 Emory University Bassoon Faculty:

Dr. Shelly Unger, Emory University

Prof. Anthony Georgeson, Emory University, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (Assoc. Principal Bassoon)

SUNDAY January 26, 2020

Tentative Event Schedule

9:00AM-9:15AM            Welcome & Warm up, North Entrance Lobby

9:15AM-10:15AM       Bassoon Choir Rehearsal, Tharp Rehearsal Hall

10:30AM-11:00AM        Artist Recital, Emerson Concert Hall

11:00AM-12:30PM           Master Class I, Emerson Concert Hall

12:30PM-1:30PM       Lunch / Exhibits, Arts Commons & Tharp Rehearsal Hall

1:30PM-2:45PM           Master Class II, Emerson Recital Hall

2:45PM-4:15PM                                          Class  locations TBA


4:15-5:00PM     Break and Exhibits, Tharp Rehearsal Hall

5:00-5:55PM           Bassoon Choir Rehearsal, Emerson Concert Hall

5:55PM-6:00PM   Group Photo, Emerson Recital Hall

6:00PM             Bassoon Choir Mini-Concert, Emerson Recital Hall

*Exhibits will remain open following the concert until approximately 7:00PM

Bassoon Day will be held in the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts on the Emory University Campus. The event will conclude around 7pm. Emory Bassoon Day offers special thanks to Emory Friends of Music as well as Miller Double Reed for their partial sponsorship of this event.

For More Information:

Dr. Shelly Unger, Artist Affiliate in Bassoon, Emory University



2020 Bassoon Day Faculty

Dr. Jenny Mann

Jenny Mann is Associate Professor of Bassoon and Chamber Music Coordinator at The University of Alabama, Principal Bassoonist of the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra and bassoonist of The Cavell Trio. Jenny performs actively as a soloist and chamber musician.

Performances include the 2011, 2012 and 2013 IDRS Conferences, 2012 NFA Conference and the 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 International Clarinetfest. As a member of the Cavell Trio she released two recordings, The Art of Collective Invention (2012) and Dialog (2014), and is in the process of a third.

She is the bassoon mentor at Hot Springs Music Festival and the author of the hybrid teaching resource Teaching Woodwinds: Bassoon published by Mountain Peak Music. Jenny is also the Executive Director of the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra and works actively with future arts administrators to improve their skills as well as other arts organizations to create new opportunities for collaboration.

Her degrees include a BME, Baylor University (Pre-K-12 Music); MM, UT Austin; she began her DMA at the Eastman School of Music and completed it at UT Austin.

Jenny is dedicated to helping students navigate their way through the changing field of music and seeks to blend high level performance, chamber music, education and music marketing skills to create successful future musicians.

Dr. Shelly Unger

Screen Shot 2016-09-06 at 9.42.40 AMFounding director of Summer Bassoon Extravaganza, Shelly Unger is an active bassoonist and contrabassoonist as well as an artist affiliate bassoon instructor at Emory University. Dr. Unger has played throughout metro Atlanta, with the Augusta Symphony Orchestra, in regional orchestras throughout the Southeast, and as a substitute with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. She has given numerous solo and collaborative recitals, including a performance of Bernard Garfield’s second quartet at the International Double Reed Society Conference shortly after its 2006 world premiere in Philadelphia. In 2004-05, she was visiting professor of bassoon at the University of Missouri-Columbia, where she played with the Missouri Quintet and gave multiple solo performances. She maintains a large private studio and has taught for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Talent Development Program as well.

Dr. Unger’s students have won numerous awards and scholarships, including the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award, the Atlanta Federation of Musicians Scholarship Competition and numerous awards in the Music Teachers National Association Competition. Each year more then a dozen of the bassoonists at All-State in Georgia are her private students. Her major teachers include: Sidney Rosenberg, Bernard Garfield, Ben Kamins, Eric Arbiter, and Carl Nitchie. She earned a BM from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, a MM from Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, and a DMA from the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia. In addition she did post-graduate work at Temple University. She has performed in Seoul, Republic of South Korea, Lithuania, Taiwan and Israel. In 2006 she established Emory Bassoon Day, an annual event that continues a tradition of bringing world class bassoonists and some of the most sought after bassoon pedagogues to Atlanta. Guest artists have included: Sue Heineman, Richard Svoboda, Robert Williams, Marc Goldberg, Kristin Wofe Jensen, Jeff Keesecker, John Hunt and others. She also served as bassoon faculty and director of the IDRS Teen Camp: Double Reeds Rock! at its 2016 Conference

Anthony Georgeson

Anthony Georgeson joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as Associate Principal Bassoonist in the fall of 2017. Prior to that, he was principal bassoonist of The Florida Orchestra from 2007-17, a member of the New World Symphony and acting principal bassoonist of the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra. He has also performed with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Naples Philharmonic, Sarasota Orchestra, Classical Tahoe, Mainly Mozart Music Festival, Strings Music Festival, and both as guest assistant principal and second bassoonist with The Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall, Carnegie Hall, Blossom Music Festival, and throughout Europe. As part of The Cleveland Orchestra’s 2014 Brahms Cycle recording project he, as guest second bassoonist, recorded Brahms’s Symphonies 1-3 to DVD/BluRay from the BBC PROMS and the Musikverein in Vienna.

Georgeson earned his Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School, studying with Whitney Crockett, and a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison as a student of Kenneth Moses. He began studying the bassoon with Cynthia Cameron-Fix, has had further studies with John Clouser in performance and reed-making, and counts Bernard Garfield as a strong musical influence. Mr. Georgeson plays on pre-war Heckel Bassoon #7507 made in Biebrich (Wiesbaden), Germany in 1934.

Georgeson made his solo debut at the age of 17 performing Weber’s Bassoon Concerto with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and has been a soloist with The Florida Orchestra, the Madison Symphony Orchestra, the UW Symphony Orchestra, and the Concord Chamber Orchestra performing the bassoon concerti of Mozart, Zwilich, and Weber. With a strong family background and commitment to education, he also maintains a private teaching studio, and is on faculty as Artist Affiliate in Bassoon at Emory University.

Anthony Georgeson lives in Marietta, Georgia with his wife Erin (a public elementary school teacher), and their two daughters Lilianna and Isla. They enjoy exploring the outdoors, cooking, serving at Passion City Church, and spending time together with family and friends. He is also co-host of the podcast “Two Gomers Run for Their Lives” found on iTunes at twogomers.com.

This event is sponsored in part by Miller Double Reed and Emory Friends of Music.

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