Jon Marcum

2019 Round Top Music Festival

Jon Marcum
League City, Texas
Eastman School of Music
Jon Derek Marcum is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in bassoon at the Eastman School of Music under George Sakakeeny. He began playing bassoon at age 11, and in high school studied with Jessica Goldbaum and Jeff Nesrsta. At the age of 14 he won the Clear Lake Symphony Concerto Competition, and performed for the next three years in the Houston Youth Symphony under Dr. Michael Webster. Derek gained extensive chamber music experience during two years at the Greenwood Music Festival, where he studied with Stephen Walt. Derek plans to pursue a career as an orchestral musician.