Past Performances

SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 – 7:00 PM

All Saints Catholic Church
Dallas, Texas

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


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.