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Andrea Herr

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Bassoonist Andrea Herr’s orchestral engagements have included performances with the Little Orchestra Society, New York City Opera, the New Jersey Symphony and the American Symphony. Professor Herr held Principal Bassoon positions in Spain with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Galicia and Opera Teatro Galicia. Noted performances include the American Premiere of Prima Dona by Rufus Wainwright and Premieres of new chamber music works by Lalo Schifrin, Joan Tower and Keith Jarrett. Additionally, Ms. Herr has played for many New York Broadway productions, the Lincoln Center Festival, Paris Opera Ballet, Bach Aria Festival and the Bronx Arts Ensemble. Recently, she traveled to India with members of the Metropolitan Opera to perform with Music for Life International. She has recorded for PBS Television, Radio Nacional Espana, Pantheon Records and for numerous television and radio commercials. Herr received her Bachelor of Music from the New England Conservatory, Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music and Professional Studies at the Juilliard School. Professor of Bassoon at Kean University since 2003, Ms. Herr has also taught and given master classes at Drew University, William Paterson University, New Jersey City University and Juilliard Pre-College.

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