Jacqueline Wilson

County: Whitman County

Website: http://wilsonbassoon.com



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Bassoonist Dr. Jacqueline Wilson (Yakama) is an active performer, pedagogue, collaborator, and advocate. She currently serves as Principal Bassoonist of the Washington Idaho Symphony and Assistant Professor of Bassoon at Washington State University where she performs with the Solstice Faculty Wind Quintet. As an active soloist and chamber musician, she regularly presents recitals, masterclasses, and clinics including engagements at the International Double Reed Society Conference, the International Alliance for Women in Music Conference, the Meg Quigley Bassoon Symposium, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the LunART Festival. She is a founding member of Ensemble 337, an innovative bassoon and marimba duo with percussionist Dr. Christopher Wilson. An eager contributor to the double reed community, Dr. Wilson currently serves as a Co-Executive Director of the Meg Quigley Vivaldi Competition and Bassoon Symposium, Grants Coordinator for the International Double Reed Society, and co-hosts the Double Reed Dish podcast with oboist Dr. Galit Kaunitz. As an avid supporter of new music, Dr. Wilson frequently collaborates with composers on the creation of new works to expand the repertoire of the bassoon. She is especially passionate about embracing diversity in her performances by elevating music featuring underrepresented perspectives and lived experiences, with a special focus on collaborating with Indigenous composers. In this capacity, she has premiered and commissioned works by composers Juantio Becenti, Connor Chee, Raven Chacon, Takerei Komene, Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal, and others. Her debut album, Works for the Bassoon by Native American Composers, was released in 2022 on WSU Recordings.

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