Bassoon, Oboe, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone
Columbus Symphony Orchestra (bassoon) - 17 years, Freelance musician
Bachelor of Music Education from Capital University, Masters in Music Education from the University of Illinois, Completed coursework for a Doctorate of Music Education from the University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
Oboe, Bassoon, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Woodwinds, Double reeds, Single reeds, Classical, Concert band, Concert music, Audition music
Private lessons - 30+ years, Fort Hayes School for the Performing Arts - Concert Band Director; several music classes - 12 years, Chicago suburbs schools - taught Conducting; supervised student teachers, University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music - taught Woodwind Methods to Music Education students
Mr. Allison has performed for 17 years with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra and as a freelance musician. He has toured Central and South America as principal bassoonist with the University of Illinois Concert Band. As a member of the International Double Reed Society, he has presented at their annual conference and his articles have been published in their journal The Double Reed.
Mr. Allison teaches at our Reynoldsburg and Worthington locations. For the past several years, he has helped Music & Arts organize Double Reed Day, a day devoted to central Ohio oboe and bassoon students.