Adjunct Instructor, Bassoon
University of Delaware
214 Roselle Center for the Arts
Newark, DE 19716
Lynn Moncilovich is currently the principal bassoonist of the
Londontowne Symphony Orchestra and second bassoonist with the Keystone
Wind Ensemble, and she performs frequently as the auxiliary/contra
bassoonist with the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra. As an active freelance
musician in the Baltimore—Washington, D.C. area, she has performed with
the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, Apollo Chamber Orchestra, Opera
Camerata of Washington and Musicians of Mercy.
In addition to her appointment to the University of Delaware, Ms.
Moncilovich is adjunct faculty at The Music Institute at Howard
Community College and an instructor at the annual Peabody Bassoon Week.
Ms. Moncilovich also maintains a private teaching studio and reed
business. Originally from Johnstown, PA, Ms. Moncilovich received her
Bachelor of Science in Music Education from the Indiana University of
Pennsylvania where she studied with Dr. Jason Worzbyt. While in
Pennsylvania, she served as the second bassoonist/contra bassoonist with
the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Moncilovich then began studies
at the University of North Texas, where she received her Master of Music
in Bassoon and studied with Kathleen Reynolds. At UNT she held a
teaching fellowship where she taught woodwind methods and coached
chamber music. Ms. Moncilovich 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.
She also holds an Artist’s Certificate from Southern Methodist
University where she studied with Wilfred Roberts. At SMU she held a
teaching assistantship in reed making and placed second in the Concerto
Competition. 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. While in Texas, Ms.
Moncilovich maintained a teaching studio upward of 20 students.
Ms. Moncilovich has been the recipient of many awards and
scholarships including the American Bassoon Company Award, Aegon USA
Scholarship and the UNT Deans Camerata Scholarship. She recently
finished a Graduate Performance Diploma at the Peabody Conservatory
where she studied with Philip Kolker.
Bachelor of Science in Music Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Master of Music in Bassoon, University of North Texas
Graduate Performance Diploma, Peabody Institue of The Johns Hopkins University
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