Juan de Gomar, bassoonist and contrabassoonist, joined the ASO family in 2001, coming from the Oregon Symphony. He attended Temple University for his undergraduate studies and received his master's degree from Wayne State University. He has performed at the Oregon Bach Festival,Grand Teton Festival, Cascade Festival, Aspen Festival, and Interlochen Festival. Major solo works he has performed include Daniel Dorff Contrabassoon Concerto with the Walla Walla Symphony and Hell's Angels with the Oregon Symphony. He has also recorded with the Oregon Symphony, Third Angle, and the Bassoon Brothers, in addition to the ASO.