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Dr. Jacqueline Wilson

Applied Double Reeds
Office: River Campus Seminary  258B

Bassoonist Dr. Jacqueline Wilson is Assistant Professor of Music at Southeast Missouri State University. As an active soloist, she regularly presents recitals, masterclasses, and clinics including recent engagements at the International Double Reed Society Conference (Columbus, GA, Redlands, CA), the College Music Society Conference (Santa Fe, NM), the Illinois Music Educator's Conference (Peoria, IL), Michigan Music Conference (Grand Rapids, MI), the Iowa Music Educators Association Conference (Ames, IA), and on Wisconsin Public Radio. She has performed concerto engagements with the St. Louis Wind Symphony, the Spokane Symphony, the Eau Claire Youth Symphony, and numerous college music ensembles. As an active chamber musician, she has been featured on various college campuses and festivals, including the Ashland Chamber Music Society (Ashland, WI), and the Avaloch Chamber Music Institute (Boscowen, NH).

As an enthusiastic pedagogue and scholar, she has published educational articles in several journals, including The Double Reed, The Instrumentalist, and School Band and Orchestra Magazine and has held previous teaching positions at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and Kirkwood Community College. She also cohosts the Double Reed Dish podcast with oboist Galit Kaunitz.

As an avid supporter of new music, Dr. Wilson has premiered and commissioned works by composers Juantio Becenti, Chia-yu Hsu, Rachel Devorah Trapp, Brian Van Winkle, and Anthony Donofrio. Her dissertation, a performance guide and analysis of the Concerto for Bassoon and Low Strings by Sofia Gubaidulina, advocates for the integration of modern repertoire into the standard pedagogical curriculum. Dr. Wilson (Yakama) is especially passionate about diversity and American Indian representation in classical music and frequently performs the works of Native composers. She currently serves as the diversity advocate for the Meg Quigley Vivaldi Competition and Symposium.

Dr. Wilson holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Bassoon Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Iowa. She is also a graduate of Boston University's College of Fine Arts and Eastern Washington University. Her principal teachers include Benjamin Coelho, Matthew Ruggiero, and Lynne Feller-Marshall.


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Department of Music
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