Bassoon - Adjunct Professor
M.M. in Bassoon Performance and Literature, Eastman School of Music
B.M. in Bassoon Performance, Eastman School of Music
MARTHA SHOLL is a member of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and the Syracuse Symphony. Prior professional appointments include principal bassoon in the Binghamton Philharmonic, Tri-Cities Opera Orchestra, and the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra. She has performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic, Rochester Chamber Orchestra, Rochester Oratorio Society, Chamber Music Rochester, Fortissimo, Lake Placid Sinfonietta, and the Chautauqua Institution Orchestra, among others. In the summer, Ms. Sholl joins her colleagues from the Rochester Philharmonic at the Bravo Festival in Vail, CO, and performs at Music in the Mountains, in Durango, CO. She has also performed recently at the Canandaigua Lake Music Festival. As a student of K. David Van Hoesen, she received both the Bachelor (with distinction) and Master of Music Degrees at the Eastman School of Music. She is a former student of Shirley Curtiss, of the Settlement Music School in Philadelphia. Ms. Sholl has been a guest teacher at Ithaca College, has given Master Classes at SUNY Fredonia and Ithaca College, has served as a mentor for the Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, and was selected for inclusion in the 2004 edition of Who’s Who in America. Additionally, Ms. Sholl is a member of the faculty at SUNY Geneseo, where she performs with the Geneseo Woodwind Quintet.