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Scott Switzer

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Scott A. Switzer is the principal bassoonist of the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra and bassoon faculty at the Hartt School Community Division. Scott regularly performs as a freelance musician on bassoon, contrabassoon, and Heckelphone with New England's premiere orchestras and gives regular performances as a solo musician. A renowned composer and arranger of music for bassoon, he is most notably known for his bassoon quartet concerto, Breaking Out, written for the infamous The Breaking Winds Bassoon Quartet. He is a founding member of the New England New Music Ensemble, a community new music ensemble, and an arts provider for Hartford Performs, providing in-school workshops for elementary and middle school students in Hartford area schools. He received degrees from both the Eastman School of Music and the Yale School of Music in bassoon performance.