Jonathan Saylor, Ph.D.

Professor of Music History & Bassoon
On Faculty since 1989

Phone: (630)752-5362


Ph.D. Boston University

About Jonathan Saylor

Dr. Jonathan Saylor is currently Professor of Music at the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music, where he teaches music history and bassoon.

He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Musicology from Boston University. His most recent publication was a critical edition of Henri Brod’s two wind quintets, published in 2008 as part of the series, Recent Researches in the Music of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries. Professor Saylor has presented numerous pre-concert lectures, including those at Symphony Center, Wheaton College Artist Series and the Canterbury Concert Series in Dixon, IL.

Dr. Saylor is also very active as a free-lance bassoonist in the Chicago area, including performances with the Metropolis Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Opera Theater, Apollo Chorus, Chicago Chorale, North Shore Chorale Society and Handel Week Festival.

Dr. Saylor and his wife Susan have two daughters and reside in Wheaton, where in their spare time they are avid gardeners.

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