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Name: Lynn Gaubatz
Skills: Player, Soloist, Teacher (bassoon - chamber musician)
Phone: +1 703 207 9450
Address: 7609 2920 Pine Spring Rd, Falls Church, Virginia 22042, United States
Links: Website     E-mail
Lynn Gaubatz, hailed internationally as one of the world's finest bassoonists, has wowed audiences on four continents - North and South America, Europe, and Africa - including performances in Salzburg, Seville, Málaga, Caracas, Chicago, Washington, and Boston. She was the first bassoonist to perform a solo recital in the Concert Hall of the Kennedy Center, and has been featured there as soloist five times. She is also the only bassoon soloist ever featured at the Smithsonian Institution's "Art of the Virtuosi" and "The Concert Experience".

Miss Gaubatz was the Bassoon Professor at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria for two years, and in December 1997 she was a featured soloist at Schloss Leopoldskron for the Salzburg Seminar on "Music for a New Millennium: The Classical Genre in Contemporary Society". Miss Gaubatz has been named "One of America's Ten Most Outstanding Young Working Women" by GLAMOUR Magazine, and was awarded the Leonard Bernstein Fellowship to Tanglewood and the Henry Cabot Award for Musicianship given by the Boston Symphony Orchestra. She has won the National Young Artists Competition, the Lara Hoggard Performance Award for Young Artists, and competitions at the Aspen Music Festival, Boston University, and Northwestern University.

Her critically-acclaimed performances of Mozart's "Bassoon Concerto" have been broadcast on three continents by PBS, Radio Nacional de España, and Radio Nacional de Venezuela, and she appeared on CBS This Morning. During of her tours of Spain and Africa, she was featured on Radio Nacional de España, and was the first bassoonist to have the Voice of America broadcast a recital worldwide. She has performed at music festivals around the world, including Tanglewood, Aspen, and Wolf Trap, where she played the bassoon on stage in costume in Mozart's "Don Giovanni".

Miss Gaubatz has been principal bassoonist under Leonard Bernstein, Seiji Ozawa, Sir Georg Solti, and others with orchestras in Austria, Germany, Spain, Venezuela, and the US. In 1986, fellow soloist Barry Tuckwell invited her to be Principal Bassoonist in his Maryland Symphony Orchestra, a position she held until 1990. She has given master classes in Salzburg, Seville, Málaga, Caracas, Vienna, Boston, Chicago, Washington, Madison, Albuquerque, and Santa Fe, and currently teaches bassoon and chamber music and serves as Chair of the Wind and Brass Department at the Levine School of Music in Washington, DC.



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