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Drew Pattison
(Bassoon​, Performance)

BM Oberlin Conservatory of Music
MM DePaul University
Performers Certificate Colburn Conservatory of Music

Courses Taught
Applied Bassoon
Woodwind Pedagogy
Chamber Music


Drew Pattison joined the bassoon faculty at DePaul in 2014. He has performed often with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and in many of the Chicago area’s orchestral and chamber ensembles. In the fall of 2015, Drew will join the Lake Forest Symphony as principal bassoon. Former appointments include The Houston Grand Opera and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Drew received his bachelor’s degree from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, a master’s degree from DePaul School of Music and a Performer’s Certificate from Colburn Conservatory of Music. While at DePaul, he was the first bassoonist to win the concerto competition, performing the Mozart Bassoon Concerto. Mr. Pattison has also performed for Music Festivals in Sarasota Florida, Round Top, Texas, Santa Barbara, California and Waterville, New Hampshire.

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