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BILL JOBERT teaches at Wright State where he is a Senior Lecturer of Bassoon and Coordinator of Music Education.


Jobert received his master’s degree in Bassoon Performance and Literature from the Eastman School of Music and his major teachers include Bill Davis, John Hunt, Loren Glickman and Carl Niche.  Over the past six years he has commissioned and premiered works by composers Michael Issacson, Steve Winteregg, Carlos Carrillos, Christopher Weait, and Robert Broemel on his faculty recitals and at the IDRS conference. He has also been involved in video recording projects aimed at bringing new music and composers to a wider audience.  Currently Jobert is working with several other bassoon professionals to record all of the OMEA bassoon trios so that young bassoonists and music teachers can have a resource for selecting and preparing these pieces. Jobert served for several years as principal bassoonist and personnel manager in the Lebanon Symphony Orchestra and is on the sub list for the Dayton Philharmonic, Hamilton-Fairfield Symphony, and the Middletown Symphony Orchestra.


Jobert received his bachelor’s degree is in Music Education from the University of Georgia and student taught at Lassiter High School under Alfred Watkins. He taught for over 12 years in public school, directing bands at the middle and high school levels and building award winning instrumental programs in upstate New York and Raleigh, North Carolina. Jobert has worked on the marching band staff at Mason high school and Lebanon high school and has served as a woodwind adjudicator for OMEA and the woodwind editor for the Triad Magazine.   He has also served as a band and orchestra adjudicator for Showcase Music Festivals and at the Alberta Band Association Concert Band Festival in Canada. At Wright State Jobert serves as the Coordinator of Music Education, teaches education pedagogy courses, and in 2008 was awarded Wright State's Outstanding Instructor Award.

Currently Jobert maintains a large high school and middle school bassoon studio with students from Mason, Sycamore, Lakota East, Xavier, and Kings and is one of the double reed instructors at the Double or Nothing Double Reed Camp.   


You can hear his solo and trio playing on Youtube on his pages: Jobert’s Bassoon Page and OMEA Bassoon Trios.  You can also follow him on FB and Instagram at Jobert’s Bassoon Page.

Bill Jobert playing instrument
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