Dr. Jacqueline Wilson

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Dr. Jacqueline Wilson


Office: 155 Doudna Hall
Tel: 608.342.1143
E-mail: wilsonjac@uwplatt.edu

Dr. Jacqueline Wilson

Music Theory Coordinator

Degrees & Schools

  • Doctor of Musical Arts- Bassoon Performance and Pedagogy: University of Iowa
  • Masters of Music- Bassoon Performance: Boston University College of Fine Arts
  • Bachelors of Music- Bassoon Performance: Eastern Washington University


Jacqueline Wilson is Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Wisconsin- Platteville where she teaches applied bassoon, written and aural theory, and world music. Dr. Wilson is involved with area ensembles including the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra and the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra; she has also performed with the Minneapolis Civic Orchestra, the Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra, the Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Iowa, the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre, and the Northwest Bach Festival.

As an active soloist and chamber music collaborator, she has been a featured on Washington and Wisconsin Public Radio, the Ashland Chamber Music Festival, the Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival, the International Double Reed Society conference, and in numerous concerto engagements, and recitals. An enthusiastic pedagogue, she has taught at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Kirkwood Community College, the Orchestra Iowa Symphony School, the Boston University Tanglewood Institute Bassoon Workshop, and Pinelow Music Camp.

As an avid supporter of new music, Dr. Wilson has premiered and commissioned works by composers Jonathan Middleton, Brian Van Winkle, Anthony Donofrio , David Sumner, and Matthew Dotson. Her dissertation, a performance guide and analysis of the Concerto for Bassoon and Low Strings by Sofia Gubaidulina , advocates for the integration of modern repertoire into the standard pedagogical curriculum. Dr. Wilson (Yakama) is especially passionate about American Indian representation in classical music and frequently performs the works of Native composers.

Dr. Wilson holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Bassoon Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Iowa. She is also a graduate of Boston University's College of Fine Arts and Eastern Washington University. Her principal teachers include Benjamin Coelho, Matthew Ruggiero, and Lynne Feller-Marshall with secondary studies with Judith LeClair.

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