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Martha J. Weber

Adjunct Professor of Bassoon

Music

Background

Martha Weber enjoys teaching all things Bassoon at Binghamton University. Ms. Weber has also taught bassoon at Hartwick College. Ms. Weber retired from teaching band in the Union-Endicott Schools, where she was a trained mentor for new teachers. Ms. Weber is a Certified NYSSMA Adjudicator. Martha Weber received her Bachelor's of Music in Music Education and her Master's Degree in Applied Music from Ithaca College. She has done post graduate work at the American Band College. Ms. Weber has studied bassoon with Edward J. Gobrecht, Jr., David Ross and Julie Gregorian. Ms. Weber teaches bassoon lessons, bassoon methods, bassoon reed-making and small ensemble coaching at Binghamton University. Ms. Weber is a master reed maker. She studied reed-making with Edward J. Gobrecht, Jr., Louis Skinner and Julie Gregorian. Ms. Weber is actively sought for Bassoon and Reed-making Master Classes. She maintains an active private bassoon studio in her home. Ms. Weber has performed with the Binghamton Philharmonic and Tri-Cities Opera Orchestras, BC Pops, Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, Catskill Symphony, Utica Symphony and the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes. Ms. Weber actively performs with “The Fair Winds”, which performs as a woodwind trio, quartet and a quintet. Ms. Weber founded the Bassoon Quartet, “Festive Fagotti,” which also performs as a bassoon trio. She maintains membership in the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), for which she has had several articles published, New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA), and the International Double Reed Society (IDRS), for which she has been a presenter.

Education

  • MM, Ithaca College

Research Interests

  • Bassoon
  • Small Ensemble Coaching
  • Bassoon Reed-Making