Past Performances


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.