Bassoonist Marc Goldberg’s work as musician and educator has taken him throughout the country and around the world with a host of premier ensembles. A member of the renowned New York Woodwind Quintet, he is currently principal bassoonist of Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, American Ballet Theater, New York City Opera, and Riverside Symphony, having previously served as associate principal bassoonist with the New York Philharmonic.
A frequent guest of the Metropolitan Opera, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, and Orpheus chamber orchestra, he has toured with these ensembles across four continents and joined them on numerous recordings. Goldberg has also made guest principal bassoon appearances in Japan with Seiji Ozawa’s Tokyo Opera Nomuri, Saito Kinen Orchestra, Mito Chamber Orchestra, and in Korea with Myung Whun Chung and the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra.
Solo appearances include performances with the Brandenburg Ensemble at Boston’s Symphony Hall and New York’s Avery Fisher (now David Geffen) Hall, and performances throughout the U.S., in South America, and across the Pacific Rim with the American Symphony Orchestra, Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, Jupiter Symphony, New York Chamber Soloists, Riverside Symphony, and New York Symphonic Ensemble. He has been a guest of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Da Camera Society of Houston, St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, Musicians from Marlboro, the Brentano Quartet, Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Band, Boston Chamber Music Society, and the Eastern Shore Chamber Music Festival.
B.M., M.M., The Juilliard School. Studies with Harold Goltzer. Also faculty of The Juilliard School Pre College, Mannes College, The Hartt School, Columbia University, NYU, and the Bard College Conservatory of Music.
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