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Schuyler Jackson

Second Bassoon
Schuyler Jackson

Schuyler Jackson is the Second Bassoonist in the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, a position he has held since 2014. In the 2022-2023 season, Jackson also held a one year position in the Minnesota Orchestra, performing as a full-time member of the bassoon section.

A multifaceted musician, Jackson has performed as substitute Principal Bassoon in the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, and Bach in Baltimore. Jackson has appeared with numerous other orchestras throughout the United States, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Washington National Opera, and Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.

Jackson earned a Bachelor’s degree from The Hartt School at the University of Hartford in 2013, and won an audition for the BSO at age 22 while still a graduate student at Manhattan School of Music. While pursuing his degrees, Jackson was selected as a bassoon fellowship recipient for the National Repertory Orchestra, New York String Orchestra Seminar, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, and National Orchestral Institute.

Jackson frequently works with young musicians through youth orchestra masterclasses, orchestral/chamber music coaching sessions, and private lessons. Jackson has given masterclasses at the University of Maryland and at The Hartt School at the University of Hartford. Jackson’s primary teachers include Marc Goldberg, Roger Nye, and Rebecca Noreen.