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Stephanie corwin, bassoon

Bassoonist Stephanie Corwin enjoys a varied musical career playing modern, classical, baroque and renaissance instruments. Based in New York City, Ms. Corwin performs with ensembles across the country, including the Apollo’s Fire, Handel and Haydn Society, Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra and the Washington Bach Consort. In New York, she plays with the American Classical Orchestra, Clarion Society, REBEL, Concert Royal, the Chamber Orchestra of New York, and Trinity Baroque Orchestra.   

Devoted to teaching, Ms. Corwin is currently on the performance faculties at Hunter College and the Lucy Moses School. During the 2013-2014 year, Stephanie was the Interim Lecturer of Bassoon at the University of Virginia, where she also served as a member of the Albemarle Ensemble (wind quintet) and as the principal bassoonist of the Charlottesville and University Symphony Orchestra.    

After graduating from Davidson College, Stephanie earned degrees from Yale University (MM) and Stony Brook University (DMA), where she studied with Frank Morelli. Her interest in early music led her to continue her studies with Michael McCraw at Indiana University, where she received a Performer Diploma in historical bassoons. Ms. Corwin can be heard on recordings with the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Handel and Haydn Society, and the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra. For more information, please visit