Schuyler Jackson

Second Bassoon

Schuyler Jackson has performed with the BSO since 2014. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from The Hartt School at the University of Hartford in 2013, and joined the BSO while still a graduate student at Manhattan School of Music. While pursuing his degrees, Jackson was selected as a bassoonist for the National Repertory Orchestra, New York String Orchestra Seminar, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, and National Orchestral Institute.

Jackson has performed as guest principal bassoon with the Seattle Symphony and with the BSO. Jackson has also performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, The Minnesota Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Washington National Opera, Buffalo Philharmonic, Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, and Bach in Baltimore. Jackson is an avid chamber musician and loves to perform new or lesser-known chamber music works with his colleagues.

Jackson frequently works with young musicians through his own private bassoon studio, as well as through the BSO’s OrchKids and Music Box programs. Jackson has given masterclasses at the University of Maryland, The Hartt School, and the BSYO. Jackson’s primary teachers include Marc Goldberg, Roger Nye, Rebecca Noreen, Judith Buttery, James Lotz, and Hunter Thomas.