Anthony Georgeson joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as Associate Principal Bassoonist in the fall of 2017. Prior to that, he was Principal Bassoonist of The Florida Orchestra from 2007-17, and a member of the New World Symphony. He has also performed with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, and The Cleveland Orchestra.
Georgeson earned his Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School, studying with Whitney Crockett, and a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, as a student of Kenneth Moses. He began studying the bassoon with Cynthia Cameron-Fix, has had further studies with John Clouser in performance and reed-making, and counts Bernard Garfield as a strong musical influence. He maintains a private teaching studio, and is on the music faculty at both Emory University and Kennesaw State University.
Anthony Georgeson lives in Marietta, Georgia with his wife Erica and their two daughters Lilianna and Isla.