Born in Washington D.C., Mary Stuckemeyer has been playing and performing on the bassoon since she was 11 years old. During her education, Mary has studied bassoon with Barbara Wood, Donald Ross, Alan Hawkins, Eric Stomberg, and Albie Micklich. In 2007, Mary completed her B.M. in bassoon performance (cum laude) from the University of Kansas studying with Eric Stomberg. In 2009, Mary graduated with her M.M. in Bassoon Performance from Arizona State University (ASU) with Albie Micklich. She is currently completing her D.M.A. in bassoon performance at ASU.
Recently, she has been involved in music business since 2003. Mary is CEO and co-founder of Potenza Music (a classical record label and publishing company) and CFO and co-founder of JustforBrass.com and JustforWinds.com (two online sheet music, instrument, and musical accessory retailers). In addition to her fast flourishing career in music business, Mary has taught courses in bassoon, music business, and music theory. Mary lives in Louisville, KY with her husband Pat and two beagles: Madison and Dash. For further information, or to contact Mary, please go to: www.marystuckemeyer.com.