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Leigh Muñoz

 Leigh Muñoz
Instructor of Bassoon
Oberlin Conservatory
Bachelor of Music, Bassoon Performance
Ohio University
Master of Music, Bassoon Performance
University of Kansas
Doctorate of Musical Arts, Bassoon Performance

About Leigh

Leigh Muñoz is a dynamic pedagogue, entrepreneur, and musician, currently serving as Assistant Professor of Bassoon at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory and Bassoon Intensive faculty at Interlochen Arts Camp. With extensive experience in academic, orchestral, and solo settings, she has previously taught at Middle Tennessee State University, Washburn University, and Missouri State University. A first-call substitute bassoonist and contrabassoonist with the Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera, and Kansas City Ballet, Muñoz has also performed with the Jackson Symphony, Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, Cedar Rapids Symphony, and Springfield Symphony. Muñoz's leadership extends to the double reed community, as Co-Executive Director of the Meg Quigley Bassoon Symposium and Competition. Renowned for her expertise, Muñoz has presented at international conferences and owned GoBassoon Reeds, providing professional-quality reeds. She holds a D.M.A. from the University of Kansas and studied at Oberlin Conservatory, Ohio University, and the New England Conservatory.

I empower my students by simplifying the bassoon reed making process and emphasizing consistent reed evaluation.

B.M., Music Performance - Oberlin Conservatory

M.M., Music Performance - Ohio University

Graduate Diploma, Music Performance - New England Conservatory

D.M.A., Music Performance - University of Kansas