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Doug Spaniol ~ Professor of Music, Jordan College of the Arts



Doug Spaniol Doug Spaniol serves as Professor of Music at Butler University in the Jordan College of the Arts. Dr. Spaniol earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from The Ohio State University and Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degrees from the University of Illinois.

Dr. Spaniol's book, The New Weissenborn Method for Bassoon (Hal Leonard), has been called "…a must for all your beginning students…" (The Double Reed) and "...an invaluable addition to bassoon literature .... a landmark in 'pedagogy'" (Double Reed News). 

As a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Spaniol spent the first half of 2012 teaching at the University of York and restoring the pedagogical works of Julius Weissenborn. Previously, he was named a Marshall Scholar and subsequently studied at the Royal Northern College of Music where he earned a Postgraduate Diploma in Performance.

Dr. Spaniol's bassoon teachers include Christopher Weait, William Waterhouse, and E. Sanford Berry.  A Yamaha Artist/Clinician, Dr. Spaniol plays a Yamaha YFG-811 bassoon.

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