Jay Tinkleman studied with Chuck Holdeman and Shirley Curtiss while attending public school in Philadelphia; Harold Robison at Ohio University; and briefly with Bernard Garfield at Temple University. He earned a Bachelor of Music in Bassoon Performance at Ohio University, and a Masters in Creative Arts Therapy (MCAT) from Hahnemann University. He loves working for the School District of Philadelphia as a Classroom Instrumental Music Teacher, Woodwind Specialist. He performs regularly with the Old York Road Symphony and with Independence Sinfonia.
Education: Ohio University, BM Bassoon Performance; Hahnemann University, MA Creative Arts Therapy