George Rydlinski


Artist info

George Rydlinski is originally from Chicago, Illinois. He completed undergraduate studies in music performance at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb in 1980. He enlisted in the Army as a bassoonist in 1983 and retired as the First Sergeant and Enlisted Bandleader of the 9th Army Band at Ft. Wainwright in 2004. He currently works for the Fairbanks Symphony Association as the marketing director. He has performed as principal bassoonist with the Fairbanks Symphony and Arctic Chamber Orchestras since the fall of 1996. He is also an adjunct lecturer at UAF in the Music Department and is on the UAF Summer Music Academy conducting staff.

Years taught2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

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