Clinicians

2018 Clinicians:


  • Ricardo Castaneda - Principal Oboist, Chicago Sinfonietta and Lake Forest Symphony Orchestra; Oboe Instructor at Northern Illinois University
  • The Chicago Bassoon Quartet - Beth Heller, Sue Nigro, Lynette Pralle, and Dianne Ryan
  • Stephen Colburn^ - Principal Oboist (Ret.) Milwaukee Symphony, Santa Fe Opera Orchestra
  • Dr. David Cyzak - Affiliate Instructor of Oboe, Bradley University
  • Michael H. Dicker - Professor of Bassoon, Illinois State University
  • Naomi Bensdorf Frisch* - MYAC; Illinois Philharmonic; faculty, DePaul University
  • Daniel Glynn - Oboe Instructor, DePaul University, Community Music Division
  • Dr. Lisa Kozenko - Professor of Oboe, Ball State University
  • Dr. Nora Lewis - Professor of Oboe, Lawrence University - Conservatory of Music, PEN Trio
  • Timothy McGovern - Associate Professor of Bassoon, University of Illinois
  • Laura Medisky - LunART Festival Assistant Director; Black Marigold wind quintet
  • Jeff Padgett - Principal Oboe, Dubuque Symphony Orchestra
  • Keith Sweger - Professor of Bassoon, Ball State University

2018 Visiting Vendors and Sponsors:

^Artistic Directors, Chicago Double Reed Festival

*Program Directors, Chicago Double Reed Festival

(clinicians with names underlined and highlighted in green have links to personal sites)

2017 Clinicians:


  • Keith Buncke, bassoon - Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Chicago Bassoon Quartet (Dianne Ryan*, Lynette Pralle, Elizabeth Heller, Sue Nigro)
  • Steve Colburn^, oboe - Principal Oboist (Ret.) Milwaukee Symphony, Santa Fe Opera Orchestra
  • John Dee, oboe - Endowed Professor of Oboe, University of Illinois
  • Gerik Fon-Revutsky, bassoon - Waukesha Symphony; faculty, University of St. Francis
  • Pam Ajango, oboe - faculty, Butler University; Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra
  • Naomi Bensdorf Frisch*, oboe - MYAC; Illinois Philharmonic; faculty, DePaul University
  • Jennet Ingle, oboe - South Bend Symphony Orchestra; faculty, Valparaiso University and Goshen College
  • Miles Maner^, bassoon - Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Breckenridge Music Festival
  • Dr. Laura Medisky, oboe - Black Marigold wind quintet; Alexander Technique teacher
  • Jennifer Stucki, oboe - faculty, University of Wyoming, Colorado Christian University
  • Lisa Kozenko, oboe- faculty, Ball State University
  • Keith Sweger, bassoon - faculty, Ball State University
  • Tim McGovern, bassoon - faculty, University of Illinois
  • Daniel Glynn, oboe - faculty, DePaul School of Music

Visiting Vendors:


  • Shawna Lake, oboe- Oboe Chicago
  • Robert Jordan, bassoon- Robert Jordan Bassoons


^Artistic Directors, Chicago Double Reed Festival

*Program Directors, Chicago Double Reed Festival

(clinicians with names underlined and highlighted in green have links to personal sites)