Past Performances


Performance at the Museum of Pop Culture
Seattle, Washington

JULY 2019

International Double Reed Society Conference
Tampa, Florida


Concert at the Paradise Theater
Paonia, Colorado


International Double Reed Society Conference
Granada, Spain

JUNE 9, 2018

Concert with the Loudoun Symphonic Winds
Leesburg, Virginia


Elko Community Concert Association
Elko, Nevada


Texas Music Educators Association Conference
San Antonio, Texas – Sponsored by Fox Products

OCTOBER 18, 2017 – 7:30 PM

Stephen S. Austin State University
Nacogdoches, Texas

SEPTEMBER 24, 2016 – 3:00 PM

Rose Center for the Arts
Longview, Washington

SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 – 7:00 PM

All Saints Catholic Church
Dallas, Texas


Texas Music Educators Association Conference
San Antonio, Texas – Sponsored by Fox Products

AUGUST 6, 2016 – 6:30 PM

Live on Stage National Conference
Nashville, Tennessee

JULY 4, 2016 – 11:45 AM

100th Annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest
Coney Island

JUNE 28, 2016 – 11:00 AM

International Double Reed Society Conference
Columbus State University – Sponsored by Fox Products

APRIL 26, 2016 – 7:00 PM

Mansfield University
Steadman Theater

APRIL 25, 2016 – 7:00 PM

Arcade Community Concert
Arcade, NY

FEBRUARY 5, 2016 – 7:30 PM

University of Missouri Guest Artist Series
Whitmore Recital Hall

MARCH 25, 2015 – 8 PM

Penn State University, Esber Recital Hall
BWBQ recital at Penn State.

Penn State University School of Music

University Park, Pennsylvania 16803


MARCH 26, 2015 – 9:05-9:55 AM

Penn State University
Clinic for Business of Music/Entrepreneurship class.

MARCH 26, 2015 – between 7:30-9 PM

Pennsylvania Music Education Association
Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, Hershey, PA
Concert for the PMEA conference.  Also featuring Pershing’s Own Brass Quintet.

MARCH 27, 2015 – 10 AM

Pennsylvania Music Education Association
Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, Hershey, PA
Band director presentation on out-of-the-box chamber music projects for your students.

APRIL 13, 2015 – Double Reed Day at Chenery Middle School, Belmont, MA

95 Washington St., Belmont, MA

1:45-2:20 PM Masterclass
3-4 PM Masterclass with the Chenery Double Reed Ensemble

7-8 PM Concert, with special guests, Chenery Middle School’s Double Reed Ensemble

FREE & open to the public

APRIL 17, 2015 – 3:15-4:30 PM

New Hampshire Music Education Association
Grappone Conference Center, Concord, NH
Performance and clinic geared toward middle school and high school band directors.

APRIL 19, 2015 – 6:00 PM

Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, event at Boston University
Masterclass with BYSO students.  More details to come.

JULY 26, 2015, 3:30-4:30 PM

3rd Beijing International Bassoon Festival

Invited guest performers during the Beijing International Bassoon Festival.
Central Conservatory of Music

JULY 30, 2015 2:00 PM

IBF Closing Concert

Forbidden City Concert Hall

JULY 3, 2015

Performances in Chengdu
Sound Live Bar in East Music Park

Sponsored by the U.S Consulate General Chengdu

AUGUST 6, 2015, 8:00 PM

The Fringe Club in Hong Kong

2 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong
Presented by The Bassoonion

AUGUST 11, 2015, 8:00 PM

FL:EX Gallery – The Flamingo Shanghai

7th Floor, Building 11, 207 Mengzi Road, Shanghai 200023

AUGUST 17, 2015, 4:00-4:25 PM

International Double Reed Conference, Tokyo, Japan, National Olympic Memorial Youth Center

Invited guest performers during the IDRS 2015 Conference.

Small Hall

Southern States Tour – September 12-23, 2014
Scott A. Switzer’s Breaking In Bassoon Quartet Concerto with Wind Ensemble performance with Southern Methodist University Wind Ensemble.

Educational masterclasses and public performances in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX.

Public performance in New Orleans, LA.

Recital and chamber music masterclass at University of Southern Mississippi.

International Double Reed Society Gala Concert – August 7, 2014
Guest artists with West Point Band performing Scott A. Switzer’s Breaking In Concerto.

New York, NY Pub Tour – August 2014
Most notable: Opening artists for Threeds Oboe Trio at Joe’s Pub at The Public.

TEDxSMU – April 11, 2014
Member, Brittany Harrington, speaks about classical music and the Breaking Winds in today’s technological world.

Red Cedar Festival of Community Bands – February 22, 2014
Guest performing artists and clinicians in annual festival in Okemos, Michigan.

Eastman Wind Ensemble Concerto Performance – February 19, 2014
Switzer’s Breaking In concerto with the Eastman Wind Ensemble.

Oregon Music Educators Association Conference – January 18, 2014
Keynote entertainment and clinicians for band directors at OMEA in Eugene, OR.

Chicago Tour – June 8-12, 2013
Switzer’s Breaking In concerto with the Northshore Band in Evanston, IL.

Educational outreach performances, most notable: guest artists at FOCUS on the Arts 2013 Music Workshop in Highland Park, IL.

Premiere of Switzer Concerto with Yale Concert Band – February 15, 2013
Yale commissioned concerto for bassoon quartet and wind ensemble by Scott A. Switzer.

Williamsville, NY Concert Band Festival – March 2012
Guest artists with high school bands in the district.

New Haven, CT Tour – December 2011
Performances for students served by the Yale School of Music’s Music in Schools program.

Chicago Tour – November 2011
Educational outreach concerts at Chicagoland grade schools.

Recital and presentation at Northwestern University.

Lone Star Tour Dallas-Forth Worth, TX – May-June, 2011 
Over 50 performances at DFW schools and community centers, serving audiences of all ages and students of all levels.

Guest teaching artists at Bocal Majority Bassoon- Houston Camp.

Western New York Tour – Spring 2011
Performances at schools near Rochester and Buffalo, NY, reaching students from preschool through high school.

Gone With the Breaking Winds Recital – April 2011 Rochester, NY

Recital presented in the first year of Hatch Recital Hall at the Eastman School of Music.