Aaron Copland School of Music Faculty

   Marc Goldberg (Adjunct Assistant Professor)

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Degrees and Studies:
M.M., Juilliard School of Music

Biographical Information:
Bassoonist Marc Goldbergís work as musician and educator has taken him throughout the country and around the world with a host of premiere ensembles. The newest member of the renowned NY Woodwind Quintet and the principal bassoonist of Lincoln Centerís Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, he has previously held positions as associate principal bassoon with the NY Philharmonic (2000-2002) and acting principal bassoon with the NY City Opera (2004-2005). He has been a frequent guest of the Metropolitan Opera, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of St. Lukeís, Orpheus, and the Eos Chamber Orchestra, touring with these ensembles across 4 continents and joining them on numerous recordings. Solo appearances include performances with the Brandenburg Ensemble at Bostonís Symphony Hall and NYís Avery Fisher, and performances throughout the US, in South America, and across the Pacific Rim with the American Symphony Orchestra, Jupiter Symphony, NY Chamber Soloists, Sea Cliff Chamber Players, NY Symphonic Ensemble, and the NY Scandia Symphony.

He has been a guest of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Da Camera Society of Houston, the St. Lukeís Chamber Ensemble, Musicians from Marlboro, the Brentano Quartet, Carnegie Hallís Zankel Band, the Boston Chamber Music Society, and the Eastern Shore Chamber Music Festival. For many years a member of the Chelsea Chamber Ensemble, the American Composers Orchestra, and the Ensemble Sospeso, Mr. Goldberg has been a champion of new music, premiering more than 100 orchestral, chamber, and operatic works over the last 20 years.

Mr. Goldberg has appeared at the summer festivals of Spoleto, Ravinia, Chattauqua, Tanglewood, Caramoor, and Marlboro, and has been associated with the Bard Music Festival since itís inception, both as chamber musician and principal bassoonist of the American Symphony Orchestra at Bard. He has also been active in the commercial music field, appearing with such diverse artists as James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, and Joe Jackson, and has recorded cast albums for three Broadway shows and soundtracks for more than two dozen films. Mr. Goldberg began his association with The Juilliard School at itís Pre College division as a student of Harold Goltzer, continuing on to the College to receive both his Bachelorís and Masterís degrees.

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