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Kaori Uno-Jack

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Lecturer, Bassoon
PA 3048
(307) 766-5242 | kunojack@uwyo.edu

Bassoon: Kaori Uno-Jack

Kaori performs with Colorado Ballet and the Boulder Chamber Orchestra. She has been the instructor of bassoon at the University of Wyoming since 2012.

Kaori has performed nationally and internationally as soloist, chamber musician, and orchestra player. 

She is a member of the award winning woodwind quintet Antero Winds. They are based in the Colorado front range area and play recitals and outreach concerts across the country. Antero won first prize at the Plowman Chamber Music Competition and a silver medal at the prestigious Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. In 2008, they were the only US-based semi-finalists at the International Chamber Music Competition in Lyon, France. 

Kaori won the Honor Competition at the University of Colorado twice (2004 and 2007), placed fifth of 137 bassoonists at the 24th Japan Wind and Percussion Competition in 2007, and was a finalist in the Tsuyama Japan International Double Reed Competition in 2003.

Kaori participated in the National Repertory Orchestra, Aspen Music Festival and School, and Kyoto International Music Student Festival. She was the bassoon instructor at Rocky Ridge Music Center for nine years.

She performed the Japanese premiere of Trace III for Solo Bassoon by Dr. Rica Narimoto at the 2015 conference of the International Double Reed Society in Tokyo. She also performed at the 2001 IDRS conference in West Virginia.

Mrs. Uno-Jack graduated with her Artist Diploma in bassoon performance at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2009 after receiving her Master of Music degree at CU in 2008. Kaori graduated from the Aichi Prefecture University of Fine Arts and Music in Japan as one of four outstanding graduating seniors in the class of 2003. Her principal teachers include Yoshiyuki Ishikawa, Per Hannevold, Kim Laskowski, Ryohei Nakagawa, Yoshiaki Aotani and Yoshiyuki Nakanishi.

Kaori actively freelances with orchestras along the Front Range such as the Colorado Symphony, Colorado Springs Philharmonic, and Colorado Music Festival. 

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