About Cornelia McGiver
Bassoonist Cornelia McGiver works regularly as a musician in the New York and New Haven areas. Most recently she has performed with the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra New England, Live Music Project, Canterbury Choral Society, Trinity Chorale, Cappella Cantorum, Esopus Chamber Orchestra and numerous others. Woodwind coaching positions include working with Joan Tower at Bard College; she also teaches privately. Cornelia holds a BA from Bard College, an M.S.Ed., and is a licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist. Her training as a bassoonist includes eight years of study with Kim Laskowski of the New York Philharmonic. Her latest obsession is learning folk tunes on the accordion.