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Pittsburgh bassoonist to perform with BYU-Idaho Sinfonietta

February 23, 2012

Writer: Don Sparhawk

Bassoonist David Sogg will join the Brigham Young University-Idaho Sinfonietta orchestra for a concert Friday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Barrus Concert Hall.

Sogg joined the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra as co-principal bassoon in 1989. Raised in San Jose, Calif., he started his bassoon studies with Jerry Dagg of the San Francisco Opera. A graduate of Harvard College with a major in German literature, he studied with the Boston Symphony's Sherman Walt, then with Günter Piesk of the Berlin Philharmonic, and finally with Norman Herzberg to receive a master of music from the University of Southern California.

While in Rexburg, Sogg will conduct a residency for music students.

Tickets are $6 for the general public and $3 for BYU-Idaho students and employees. They are available online at www.byui.edu/tickets or from the BYU-Idaho Ticket Office at 496-3170.