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Chad Cognata with his bassoon

Chad Cognata

Bassoonist  ◆  Clinician  ◆  Teacher

  • Principal bassoonist of the Colorado Symphony.
  • Former Principal with the Aspen Festival Orchestra, Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, and Eastern Music Festival.
  • Masterclass clinician for the University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Western Michigan, and Aspen Music Festival.
  • 25 years teaching experience at University of Denver. Teaches privately at his north-Denver studio.

The highlight of the evening was Cognata's wonderfully polished performance of the VivaldiDenver Post