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Eric Dircksen

Eric Dircksen

Adjunct Professorial Lecturer Department of Performing Arts

Eric Dircksen is a bassoon instructor in the applied music program. Eric Dircksen studied saxophone and bassoon at Indiana University in Bloomington and at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He played utility bassoon and saxophone with the Jerusalem Symphony. He has participated in summer festivals in Aspen, Los Angeles, Dallas, Spoleto, Jerusalem, Graz, and Amalfi. In the Washington area he enjoys an active freelance career playing principal bassoon with Washington Concert Opera, Virginia Chamber Orchestra, and Washington Ballet, and extra bassoon/contrabassoon with Washington Opera, Alexandria Symphony, National Philharmonic and others. He is a member of Eastwind Consort, a woodwind chamber group that plays throughout the MidAtlantic region.
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Teaching

  • Spring 2016

    • MUS-021 Private Instrument Study: Bassoon
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    • MUS-022 Private Instrument Study: Bassoon
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    • MUS-121 Private Instrument/Vocal Study: Bassoon
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    • MUS-122 Private Instrument/Vocal Study: Bassoon
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    • MUS-334 Private Instrument/Vocal Study: Junior Recital, Bassoon
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    • MUS-434 Private Instrument/Vocal Study: Senior Recital, Bassoon
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    • MUS-791 Private Instrument/Vocal Study: Bassoon
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    • MUS-792 Private Instrument/Vocal Study: Bassoon
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  • Fall 2016

    • MUS-021 Private Instrument Study: Bassoon
    • Description
    • MUS-022 Private Instrument Study: Bassoon
    • Description
    • MUS-121 Private Instrument/Vocal Study: Bassoon
    • Description
    • MUS-122 Private Instrument/Vocal Study: Bassoon
    • Description
    • MUS-334 Private Instrument/Vocal Study: Junior Recital, Bassoon
    • Description
    • MUS-434 Private Instrument/Vocal Study: Senior Recital, Bassoon
    • Description
    • MUS-791 Private Instrument/Vocal Study: Bassoon
    • Description
    • MUS-792 Private Instrument/Vocal Study: Bassoon
    • Description