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      About Luke Ashworth

      Luke Ashworth
      Luke Ashworth
      Music Teacher, Professional
      Location: Southington, CT
      Speaks: English, Spanish
      Instructs: Bassoon, Clarinet, Flute, Music Theory, Oboe, Saxophone
      Education: BM - Music Education, The Hartt School, 2025 BM - Bassoon Performance, The Hartt School, 2025 Music Minor - Music History (Renaissance and Baroque)
      Performance Experience: Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra, Warner Theatre Pit Orchestra, The Hartt School Wind Ensemble, The Hartt School Symphony Orchestra
      Teaching Experience: 7 Years
      Teaching Philosophy: My philosophy is centred around the restoration of old-world technique, paired with the inclusivity and new knowledge of the present day. I want students to be proficient in whatever subject they are being taught in, and able to fully participate in a diverse range of activities in that field. They then can apply this to whatever goals or aspirations they set for themselves.

      Get to know Luke Ashworth

      Luke Ashworth is a bassoonist hailing from Bristol, Connecticut, currently pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Bassoon Performance and Music Education at The Hartt School. Guided by the esteemed Marc Goldberg, Luke has diligently honed his skills, striving to become a well-rounded musician in his field.

      Luke's passion for music education drives him to explore innovative pedagogical approaches, always seeking to enhance his teaching abilities. Over the course of seven years, he has had the privilege of instructing students of various ages, sharing his love for music and guiding them on their own musical journeys. Luke takes great care to ensure that his lessons align with his students' classroom curricula, providing a seamless and enriching learning experience.

      Throughout his musical journey, Luke has had the opportunity to collaborate with renowned orchestras and ensembles in the region. Notably, he has performed alongside esteemed groups such as the Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra and West Harford Symphony Orchestra. These experiences have allowed him to grow as a musician and develop versatility and artistry in his playing. Luke has also had the pleasure to be a part of several NAXOS recordings through the Hartt Wind Ensemble, including commission works of Shuyin Li and Jess Turner.

      Beyond his performance and teaching endeavors, Luke nurtures a profound passion for music history. As he pursues a music history minor alongside his studies at Hartt, he delves into the intricate nuances of French impressionistic and late romantic music. Luke's exploration of music history enriches his interpretations and performances, adhering to critical performance practice techniques in order to create a more authentic interpretation.

      Luke Ashworth teaches at:
      99 Executive Blvd S
      Southington, CT 06489
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