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Louisville Orchestra Harmony Tour

Apr 30, 2023

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I am very excited to be touring this year with the Louisville Orchestra for their Harmony Tour. The Louisville Orchestra will bring the joy of music to the broader Kentucky Commonwealth.


2023 Meg Quigley Vivaldi Competition

Jan 1, 2023

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Really excited to play Nancy Galbraith's Sonata for Bassoon and Piano at this year's Meg Quigley Vivaldi Competition in addition to giving a masterclass as well as be part of the judges for this year's Vivaldi competition. Really looking forward to it!


St. Paul Chamber Orchestra 2022 Season Starter

Sep 2, 2022

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Incredibly honored to join the SPCO in their season opener featuring Stravinsky's Pulcinella and Beethoven 7. This will also mark Andrew Brady's first official performance as the new Principal Bassoonist of the SPCO. Very exciting!


Bach at IDRS 2022

Jul 25, 2022

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I am very excited to be playing at this year's IDRS with such a wonderful group of people.

Partita No. 3 in A Minor, BWV 827, arr. Lydia Consilvio, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Fantasia Allemande Corrente Sarabande Burlesca Scherzo Gigue Lydia Consilvio, Oboe Andrew W. Parker, Oboe M. Rachel Maczko, Oboe Francisco J. Joubert Bernard, Bassoon


VIA Academy 2022 Faculty

May 29, 2022

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I am excited to announce that I have been invited back to this year's VIA Academy 2022 program as part of the bassoon/woodwind faculty.


Sphinx 2022 MPower Grant Recipients

May 9, 2022

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Francisco is part of this year's MPower Artist Grant recipients. As described by the Sphinx Organization:

Through the MPower Artist Grant program, Sphinx empowers our alumni to achieve their career objectives in classical music. This year, 14 deserving artists were selected to receive a total of $100,000 intended to address each individual's needs as a creative, while the landscape of the arts industry continues to adapt and change.


NWS welcomes John Williams

Apr 30, 2022

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Extremely stocked and honored to be playing as a soloist for New World Symphony's 31st Gala honoring the well-known movie composer John Williams which will be present for the event.

NWS welcomes John Williams for Gala and special WALLCAST® concert


Atlanta Symphony Orchestra 2022 Gala

Apr 30, 2022

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Stocked to be part of Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's 2022 Gala concert as a second bassoonist playing with soloist Itzhak Perlman.


Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival 2021

Aug 6, 2021

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I am excited to let you all know that I will be participating in this year's Imani Winds Chamber Music Festival alongside these amazing artists:

  • Demarre McGill, principal flute, Seattle Symphony
  • Alex Klein, principal oboe, Calgary Philharmonic
  • Gabriel Campos Zamora, principal clarinet, Minnesota Orchestra
  • Jeff Scott

And many more!


Francisco at the Double Reed Dish Podcast

Jul 14, 2021

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On this episode Jacqui and Galit discuss heading back to school for in-person teaching. For our interview we welcome Francisco Joubert, Second Bassoonist of the Louisville Orchestra.


Puerto Rico Summer Music Festival 2021

Jun 20, 2021

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We are thrilled to start today our virtual edition of the Puerto Rico Summer Music Festival and what better way to start than with a Bassoon Masterclass with Francisco J. Joubert Bernard. Don't miss it!


Francisco Joins the Louisville Academy of Music Faculty

Mar 31, 2021

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Happy to announce that I will be the new bassoon teacher at the Louisville Academy of Music starting this spring.


VIA Academy 2021 Faculty

Jan 31, 2021

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I am excited to announce that I'll be part of the VIA Academy 2021 program as part of the bassoon/woodwind faculty.


2021 Meg Quigley Vivaldi Competition

Jan 2, 2021

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A huge thank you goes out to our preliminary round judges, Catherine Carignan, Catherine Chen, Francisco Joubert, Christopher Millard, and Anthony Parnther, who wrote detailed comments to every applicant! We wouldn't be able to produce the high quality competition experience MQVC is known for without our outstanding community of bassoonists and performers who donate their time to serve as adjudicators.


Sphinx Symphony Orchestra 2021

Dec 31, 2020

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Francisco will be part of Sphinx's 2021 Symphony Orchestra alongside Maya Stone on bassoon.


Quinteto Latino QLXS Cohort 2020

Oct 13, 2020

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Francisco will be participating in SeminarioQXLS. Quinteto Latino is an advocate for latinos in classical music, its audiences, composers, arts-education-equity and many more.


Home 2 Home: A Concert Series by Yale School of Music Alumni

Apr 22, 2020

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Home2Home: A Concert Series by Yale School of Music Alumni

will present its first performance online tomorrow night. Read Phoebe Liu's Yale Daily News piece about the organizers and their goals, and visit The Sound Bridges Facebook page for previews.


Kennedy Center Honors MTT with NWS Alumni Orchestra

Dec 7, 2019

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A group of New World Symphony alumni play at the Kennedy Center Honors to celebrate Michael Tilson Thomas legacy and impact in classical music. Francisco is honored to have been part of this ensemble.


Francisco Joins the Louisville Orchestra

May 9, 2019

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I am very excited to be joining the Louisville Orchestra as their new second bassoonist starting this fall.


Inside the Music: Puerto Rican Folk Music

Feb 18, 2019

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Bomba! Plena! Danza! From Africa to Spain, join Bassoon Fellow Francisco Joubert Bernard to discover Puerto Rico´s most popular folkloric music styles their origins and race connotations. Emphasis will be placed on how race and social status shaped these genres. In addition, throughout the lecture, myths, such as where salsa originally comes from or where the reguetón rhythm came from, will be debunked.


South Florida Classical Review - Poulenc Trio Review

Jan 21, 2018

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The somber ceremonial introduction, with its dotted rhythms and trills, swiftly transitions into a tongue-in-cheek Presto; pianist John Wilson, oboist Kristin Kall, and bassoonist Francisco J. Joubert Bernard displayed impeccable musicianship throughout the fast-paced unison figurations.

  • South Florida Classical