Dr. Cayla Bellamy currently serves as Assistant Professor of Bassoon at the University of Northern Iowa and Contrabassoonist with wcfsymphony. In addition to performing as an invited recitalist at regional and national conferences for the National Association of Wind and Percussion Instructors and the College Music Society International Conference, Cayla recently released her debut album entitled Double or Nothing. Next season, she will be featured performing Libby Larsen’s “Full Moon in the City” (Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra) and Joan Tower’s “Red Maple” (wcfsymphony), as well as premiering John Steinmentz’s new “Concerto for Bassoon and Strings” (Herricks High School). A dedicated educator, Cayla spends her summers conducting for the New York Summer School of the Arts and will lead the 2020 Nassau County Honor Band. She has also held positions with Interlochen Arts Camp, Gwinnett County Public Schools, and the Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra. Find her online at www.caylabellamy.com.