College of Fine Arts and Communication

Department of Music


Faculty & Staff

Lynn Moncilovich

Part-Time Faculty

Office:   CA 3095
Phone:   410-704-2839


Lynn Moncilovich, currently the second bassoonist with the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra and with the Keystone Wind Ensemble, performs frequently as the auxiliary/contra bassoonist with the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra. As an active freelance musician in the Baltimore – Washington D.C. area, she has performed with the Apollo Chamber Orchestra, York Symphony Orchestra, Opera Camerata of Washington, and Musicians of Mercy. In addition to her appointment at Towson University, Moncilovich teaches bassoon at the University of Delaware, The Music Institute at Howard Community College, and is an instructor at the annual Peabody Bassoon Week. She also maintains a private teaching studio and reed business. 

Originally from Johnstown, PA, Moncilovich received her BS in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she studied with Dr. Jason Worzbyt. While in Pennsylvania, she served as the second bassoonist/contra bassoonist with the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra before studying at the University of North Texas, where she received her MM in bassoon and studied with Kathleen Reynolds.  She also holds an Artist’s Certificate from Southern Methodist University where she studied with Wilfred Roberts. At UNT she held a teaching fellowship where she taught woodwind methods and coached chamber music. She is a featured soloist on the UNT Wind Symphony’s recording of Gordon Jacob’s Concerto for Bassoon on the GIA Composer’s Collection - Gordon Jacob CD.  At SMU she held a teaching assistantship in reed making and placed second in the Concerto Competition. While in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, she was an active freelance musician, performing with the Dallas Chamber Orchestra, Los Colinas Symphony Orchestra, Irving Symphony Orchestra, Sherman Symphony Orchestra, and the Camerata Winds, and maintained a teaching studio of upwards of twenty students. 

Moncilovich has received many awards and scholarships including the American Bassoon Company Award, Aegon USA Scholarship, and the UNT Deans Camerata Scholarship.  She recently finished a Graduate Performance Diploma at the Peabody Conservatory where she studied with Philip Kolker. 







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