Ashley Heintzen

Adjunct Professor of Music, Bassoon

Ashley Heintzen is a native of Muncie, Ind. She received her doctor of music degree in bassoon performance from Florida State University where she studied with Jeff Keesecker, her master of music degree from Baylor University with Jennifer Speck, her bachelor of music degree from Indiana University with Sidney Rosenberg and her high school diploma from the North Carolina School of the Arts with Mark Popkin.

Heintzen has been the bassoon instructor at Stetson University since 1994 and is a founding member of the faculty ensembles, Veritate Wind Quintet and Trio Della Canno. She teaches applied and studio bassoon and reed making, and she coaches chamber music.

Heintzen is a member of the Bach Festival of Winter Park and the Brevard Symphony. She plays with the Orlando Philharmonic, Jacksonville Symphony and Florida West Coast Symphony.


  • D.M., bassoon performance, Florida State University
  • M.M., bassoon performance, Baylor University
  • B.M., bassoon performance, Indiana University

Course Topics

  • Chamber Ensembles
  • Music Majors - Bassoon
  • Non-Music Majors - Bassoon
  • Pedagogy - Bassoon
  • Junior Recital - Bassoon
  • Senior Recital - Bassoon

Ashley Heintzen

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