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Alexander Onieal, bassoon

Alexander  Onieal  is  currently  the  acting  principal  bassoonist of  the  New  Mexico  Philharmonic  and  has  performed  with many  other  orchestras  including  the  New  York  Philharmonic, Williamsburg  Symphonia  (VA),  Tallahassee  Ballet  Orchestra  (FL), Garden  State  Philharmonic  (NJ),  and  Southeastern Chamber  Orchestra  (AL).  For three  seasons  he  held  the position  of  second  bassoon  with  the  Tallahassee  Symphony  Orchestra.  He  recently  graduated  with  a  Master  of  Music  degree  from  The  Juilliard  School  and  also  holds  a  Bachelor  of  Music  degree  from  Florida  State University.  His  primary  teachers  include  New  York  Philharmonic  principal bassoonist,  Judith  LeClair  and  Jeffrey  Keesecker.

In  2012  Alexander  traveled  to  Muscat,  Oman  to  perform  Puccini’s  La  Boheme  under the  direction  of  Lorin  Maazel  with  the  Castleton  Festival  Orchestra  at  the  Royal Opera  House.  He  has  also  performed  in  other  prestigious  venues  including  Carnegie’s  Isaac  Stern  Auditorium  and  Weill  Recital  Hall,  Avery  Fisher  Hall,  Alice Tully  Hall,  and  Boston  Symphony  Hall.  Alexander  has  had  the  opportunity  to  work with  many  outstanding  conductors  including,  Alan  Gilbert,  Emmanuel  Villuame, Gerard  Schwarz,  Anne  Manson,  Mark  Wigglesworth,  and  David  Afkham.  He  has attended  numerous  summer  programs  including  the  Castleton  Festival,  Bowdoin International  Music  Festival,  Imani  Winds  Chamber  Music  Festival,  Hidden  Valley Music  Seminars,  and  the  Eastern  Music  Festival.

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