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Reflections | Nancy Goeres, Bassoon
Bt_movie_not_in_use University of Wisconsin, Madison; Richard Lottridge 00h:02m:20s
Bt_movie_not_in_use Tanglewood; Sherman Walt 00h:02m:38s


Principal Bassoon of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Nancy Goeres, talks about her career path

Instruments:
Bassoon



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Nancy Goeres
Bassoon

Nancy Goeres joined the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra as Principal Bassoon in 1984. Prior to coming to Pittsburgh, Nancy held similar positions with Florida Orchestra, The Caracas Philharmonic and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. An active teacher, Ms. Goeres has given master classes in Europe, Canada, Mexico, South America, and returns frequently to China. She is a member of the faculty of the School of Music at Carnegie Mellon University. Since 1991, she has spent her summer teaching and performing with the Aspen Music Festival and School. A native of Lodi, Wisconsin, her principal teachers were Sherman Walt and Richard Lottridge. Goeres holds the PSO’s Mr. & Mrs. William Genge and Mr. & Mrs. James E. Lee Principal Bassoon Chair. She is also a member of the board of directors of the Woodlands Foundation, which is involved with bringing music to children with disabilities and chronic illness.