Scott Pool, Bassoon
Scott Pool is a Professor of Bassoon at the University of Texas at Arlington form 2009 and taught previously Valdosta State University. A proponent of new music, Scott’s performances often include new works and solo commissions including premier of Chris Arrell’s Blur for Solo Bassoon presented at Georgia’s acclaimed Spivey Hall in 2007. Recognized as a Moosmann Artist, Scott has performed concerts and recitals throughout North and South America and Europe, and his bassoon performances have been featured on National Public Radio, local and national television broadcasts. He is also an active member of the International Double Reed Society with numerous conference performances and presentations; his latest performance was featured at the 2009 conference in Birmingham, England. Scott has served as principal bassoon with the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra and the Albany, GA Symphony Orchestra, and was bassoonist with the Cypress Chamber Players, the Tucson Pops, the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra Symphonica UANL of Monterry, Mexico and the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, and was also an active musical participant with Oklahoma City’s Lyric Theater and the Arizona Theater Company.
Scott completed his studies at the University of Arizona and the University of Central Oklahoma with Will Dietz of Tucson, Arizona and Carl Rath of Oklahoma City.
More information about the activities of Scott Pool and the UTA Bassoon Studio can be found at: www.scottpoolbassoon.com