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Dawson Horey

Dawson Horey

Biography

Dawson Horey is a rising woodwind doubler and educator from Buffalo, NY. Starting off as a saxophone player, he has ventured into the entire woodwind family. Studying under Bobby Militello at Univeristy at Buffalo for a Bachelors in Music Performance, he has been featured in the UB Jazz Band, Concert Band, Genkin Philharmonic, and more. He is currently pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Performance with a clarinet focus at UB. You may see him in the Western New York and Rochester region playing jazz, rock, classical, musical theater, pop, and contemporary.

As a dedicated educator, Dawson has lead workshops for local high school bands. He currently teaches a private studio virtually and in person for woodwind players. Using the many lessons he has learned from his different teachers, he offers players an introspective into playing their instrument in any style or genre.

Notable teachers have included:

  • Saxophone: Bobby Militello, Chad LB, Dave Schiavone, Dick Griffo, Harry Fackleman

  • Clarinet: Michael Tumiel

  • Flute: Sophia Gibbs Kim, Nicole Murray

  • Oboe: Megan Kyle

Professional Experience

  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education

Regions

  • Upstate NY
  • Other Countries

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Pit Musician (Other)
  • Classroom music teacher at an educational institution

My Primary Instrument

  • Saxophones

My Instruments

  • Bassoon
  • Clarinet
  • Contrabassoon
  • English Horn
  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Piccolo
  • Saxophone
  • Other
  • Recorders, pennywhistles, ocarinas, various woodwins

Current HS, College, or Grad Student?

  • Yes

Pronouns

  • He/Him