Lynn Moncilovich, Co-Director
Lynn Moncilovich is adjunct Instructor of Bassoon at the University of Delaware. In addition, Ms. Moncilovich, serves as adjunct faculty at The Music Institute at Howard Community College and has been an instructor at the annual Peabody Bassoon Week from its inception.
Originally from Johnstown, PA, Lynn Moncilovich received her Bachelor of Science in Music Education from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she studied with Dr. Jason Worzbyt and her Master of Music in Bassoon at the University of North Texas (UNT), studying with Kathleen Reynolds. She holds an Artist’s Certificate from Southern Methodist University (SMU) where her teacher was Wilfred Roberts, and a Graduate Performance Diploma from the Peabody Conservatory where she studied with Phillip Kolker.
Lynn Moncilovich is currently the principal bassoonist of the Londontowne Symphony Orchestra and second bassoonist with the Keystone Wind Ensemble. In addition, she performs frequently as the auxiliary/contra bassoonist with the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra. An active freelance musician in the Baltimore—Washington, D.C. area, Lynn Moncilovich has performed with the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, Apollo Chamber Orchestra, Opera Camerata of Washington and Musicians of Mercy. She has been the recipient of many awards and scholarships including the American Bassoon Company Award, Aegon USA Scholarship and the UNT Deans Camerata Scholarship. While in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, Ms. Moncilovich was an active freelance musician, performing with the Dallas Chamber Orchestra, Los Colinas Symphony Orchestra, Irving Symphony Orchestra, Sherman Symphony Orchestra and the Camerata Winds. Ms. Moncilovich also maintained a teaching studio upward of 20 students. At UNT she held a teaching fellowship on reedmaking methods and coached chamber music. She is a featured soloist on the UNT Wind Symphony’s recording of Gordon Jacob’s Concerto for Bassoon on the GIA Composer’s Collection—Gordon Jacob CD. Lynn Moncilovich maintains a private teaching studio and reed business in the Baltimore area.