Master of Music
Lauren Piccirillo is a
professional bassoonist and teacher. She received her Bachelor of Music and
Master of Music degrees from the University of Cincinnati's
College-Conservatory of Music, where she graduated
Summa Cum Laude.
She is currently Second Bassoon in the Greenville (SC) Symphony Orchestra, and has performed with many
orchestras including the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, the Cincinnati Ballet Orchestra, the Indianapolis Symphony, the Louisville Orchestra, the Richmond Symphony Orchestra, the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, the South Florida Symphony Orchestra, the Kentucky
Symphony Orchestra, the Muncie Symphony Orchestra, the Dayton Philharmonic, the
Middletown Symphony Orchestra, the Blue Ash Montgomery Symphony, and the North Charleston Pops.
During her graduate
studies, Lauren worked as a Graduate Assistant in the Music Theory department
at CCM where she has experience tutoring students and teaching Graduate Music
Theory and Analysis. Lauren was Adjunct Bassoon Professor at Xavier University, Earlham College, and the College of Mount Saint Joseph, and taught woodwinds and music theory at Franklin College. After managing a
200-student music studio, Lauren started her own music business called Prelude
, through which she continues to teach and perform. Lauren's teaching background includes private Piano, Bassoon, Saxophone,
Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, and Violin lessons in addition to Preschool General Music and Upper Elementary Music.
Lauren served as the Vice President/Music Chair of the Three Arts Scholarship Fund
and as Business Manager for concert:nova
. She is currently a member of the
American Federation of Musicians and the International Double Reed Society.