Malcolm Crawford

Malcolm Crawford has a M.Mus. in bassoon performance from the University of Toronto and a B.Mus. (Honours) and B.Ed. from the University of Western Ontario (now called Western Universty). He is a former winner of CBC National Auditions and member of the National Youth Orchestra of Canada. He holds both Licentiate and Associate diplomas in bassoon performance. Mr. Crawford was professor of woodwinds and music theory for Laurentian University and Cambrian College in Sudbury, Ontario, and, later, professor of bassoon and music theory at the University of Alabama. He has extensive performance experience on all of the woodwinds including four recordings, one of which, "Soft Edges", was distributed worldwide and featured on CBC Radio's "Gilmour's Albums" and Peter Gzowski's "Morningside". As a winner of the Alabama State Council of the Arts Award, Mr. Crawford recorded a solo bassoon CD, "High Adventure" which featured his composition by that title. Besides his orchestral experience with the London Symphony and the Tuscaloosa Symphony, Mr. Crawford had an extensive career as a bassoon soloist and virtuoso.