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Bradley Bombardier

Bradley Bombardier

Professional title

Instructor, Saxophone

Bio

Bradley A. Bombardier received his BM degree in Saxophone and Bassoon from the University of Wisconsin-Superior, and his MM as a Woodwind Specialist from Bowling Green State University. Brad is employed as an instructor of woodwinds by ISD 709, and teaches privately. He has held the second bassoon chair in the Duluth-Superior Symphony since 1980, and is principal bassoonist and librarian for the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra. Brad is a founding member of the Bigtime Jazz Orchestra and the Lake Superior Saxophone Quartet. He has appeared as saxophone soloist with the DSSO, performing the Creston Concerto twice in 1997, and has performed the Dubois Concerto with the LSCO and the UWS Orchestra, with whom he has also appeared with his arrangement for saxophone of the Mozart Bassoon Concerto. At UMD, his responsibilities include applied saxophone, saxophone ensemble, saxophone master classes, and woodwind techniques.