Leigh Muñoz

Leigh Muñoz
Assistant Professor of Bassoon

Contact Info
room 203, Grant Hall


Leigh Muñoz is Assistant Professor of Bassoon. Leigh was Assistant Professor of Bassoon and Academic Studies at Middle Tennessee State University and has been on the faculty of the Bassoon Institute at Interlochen Arts Camp for ten years. Prior to her appointment at MTSU, she held bassoon teaching positions at Washburn University, Missouri State University and the University of Missouri where she was also the Coordinator for Music Entrepreneurship.

Leigh is the founder and owner of GoBassoon Reeds, which provides professionals, amateurs and students with thousands of bassoon and contrabassoon reeds every year. In demand as a clinician, she has shared her knowledge of reed making with bassoonists at conferences and universities across the United States.

Leigh is currently a member of the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas. She has held contrabassoon positions in both the Springfield and Cedar Rapids Symphonies and has been a substitute bassoonist and contrabassoonist with the Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera, and Kansas City Ballet. Leigh has performed as a concerto soloist with the University of Missouri Wind Ensemble and Philharmonia, University of Kansas Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra, Ottawa University Symphony Orchestra and Ohio University Symphony Orchestra.

An active member of the double reed community, Leigh has both performed and presented clinics at Midwest Double Reed Society Conferences and has served both as their web editor and treasurer. She has been selected to perform recitals at multiple International Double Reed Conferences, performing several world premieres. 

Leigh holds degrees from the University of Kansas, Oberlin Conservatory, Ohio University and a Performance Diploma from New England Conservatory. Her principal teachers include George Sakakeeny, Eric Stomberg, and Richard Svoboda.