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Welcome to Woodwinds at the Gretsch School of Music!

Woodwind players are awesome, aren’t they? And the Gretsch School of Music is where you’ll find what you need as a woodwind music maker.

Whether your instrument is clarinet, oboe, saxophone, flute or any other woodwind instrument, the Gretsch School of music has the faculty and ensembles to make your talent soar! Regardless if your favorite area is orchestra, chamber music, jazz ensembles or rock bands, you’ll find what you need at the Gretsch School of Music.

Woodwind students also participate in the Georgia Music Educators’ Association All College Band and have won the Georgia Music Teachers’ Association Spring Auditions and the Georgia Southern Symphony’s concerto competition. Students also attend summer music programs such as the Aria Music Fest, Wild Acres, Clarinetopia, Shell Lake Fine Arts Camp, Interlochen, and the World Youth Wind Orchestra Project.

Woodwinds Faculty

You’ll be taught by some of the best woodwind players. Our faculty are active performers with orchestras, in solo and chamber music recitals and at national and international conferences. Plus, every year prominent artists such as Eugene Rousseau, the Verdehr Trio, and the Zagreb Saxophone Quartet are guests for performances and masterclasses.

Dr. Carolyn J. Bryan
Professor, Saxophone
Dr. Diane Kessel
Diane Kessel
Senior Lecturer, Flute
Dr. Russell Brown
Associate Professor
Composition, Clarinet

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Last updated: 3/30/2022