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Laura Ankrum, bassoon

Laura Ankrum is a music educator and bassoonist. She teaches general music and beginning band at Derby Academy in Hingham, Massachusetts. Laura received a Bachelor of Music with High Distinction and Honors from the University of Iowa, where she studied music education and bassoon performance. In 2007, Laura served as the second bassoonist of the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony. Her enthusiasm for learning and music led her to continue her studies at the New England Conservatory’s Kodály Music Institute in 2009 and 2010. She is also an active musician in the Boston area, playing in many community ensembles.