Bonnie Paysen has been a professional French horn player and teacher for 35 years. She received a Master of Music inPerformance from SUNY Stony Brook and teaching certificate from Queens College. She has performed with the Long Island Brass Guild, Atlantic Wind Symphony, Opera on the Sound, and Nassau Symphony, as well as being an active freelance horn player in churches, theatre groups, and chamber music groups all over Long Island.
Bonnie has just retired from a 25-year teaching career, 22 were in the Northport/E. Northport School District. She has taught at all levels and has sent hundreds of students to SCMEA All-County and NYSSMA Solo Festivals. She has been a Brass Adjudicator for NYSSMA for six years. Bonnie has a real love of music and a strong desire to pass this along to her students.
Instruments: All Woodwind and Brass Instruments (Including Oboe)