Artistic: Boston University

Posted on: April 10, 2015

The College of Fine Arts at Boston University has announced two additions to its bassoon faculty for the 2015-16 academic year: MARGARET PHILLIPS and NANCY GOERES.

Margaret Phillips has performed with Boston Philharmonic, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, and the Portland (Me.) Symphony Orchestra. She also serves on the faculties of Boston’s Berklee College of Music and two Boston-area schools, the Groton School in Groton and Indian Hill Music School in Littleton. Phillips holds a bachelor’s degree in bassoon performance from the University of Michigan and a master’s from BU’s College of Fine Arts.

Nancy Goeres has served as principal bassoon in the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra since 1984; she previously held principal bassoon posts with the Florida Orchestra, the Caracas Philharmonic, and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. She has toured and taught widely in the U.S. and abroad, and holds faculty posts at Aspen Music Festival and School and Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Mellon University School of Music. Goeres received a bachelor’s degree in bassoon performance from BU’s College of Fine Arts in 1975. 

Posted April 10, 2015