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Bassoonists from the Schwob School of Music have gone on to pursue many different paths in music and beyond. Some are performers, others teaching in the schools or privately, and many recent graduates are pursuing graduate degrees in music or other arts fields.

When you become a Schwob bassoonists, these alumni become your network and community. They return to Schwob to visit and perform, teach, and inspire with their stories.

Some recent alumni updates


Henry Leavitt, A.D.

Assistant Language Teacher

JET Program, Japan


Molli McGinnis, B.M.E.

Chorus Teacher

Midland Middle School, Columbus, GA


Jessica Haynes Campbell, B.M.E.

Contrabassoonist, Tuscon Symphony

Band Director, Charter School, Tuscon, AZ


Constantin Barcov, B.M.

Solo Bassoon

Malmö Opera Orchestra, Sweden


Carlos López, B.M.

Graduate Teaching Assistant for Benjamin Coelho

University of Iowa School of Music


Traian Sturza, B.M.

Fellow, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Academy, 2021-

Graduate studies with Dag Jensen, 2020-2021

Hochschule für Musik and Theater München


Paulo Siqueira, M.M.

Jazz Bassoonist


Ernesto Balarezo, M.M.

Doctoral Candidate, studying with Frank Morelli

SUNY Stony Brook


Emily Spradley Graham, B.M.E.

Band Director

Islands High School, Savannah, GA


Kassandra Ormsby, B.M.E.

Doctoral Candidate, studying with Michael Burns

University of North Carolina, Greensboro


Rickeya Ware, B.M.E.

Special Education Teacher

Double Churches Elementary, Columbus, GA


Bogdan Dumitriu, B.M.

Music Production/Sound Engineer

Perfectly Random Studios



And many more





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