Joseph Gastler, section bassoonist with the Waco Symphony Orchestra

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Joseph Gastler

Joseph Gastler serves as contrabassoonist and section bassoonist for the Waco Symphony Orchestra. He is a Waco resident and three-time graduate of Baylor University. Gastler holds a Bachelor of Music degree in church music, Master of Music degree in performance studies, and MBA with a marketing concentration. He serves as lead strategist for Four Columns Marketing in Waco, where he provides marketing strategy and direction for all clients.

In addition to his responsibilities at Four Columns, he serves as adjunct instructor of bassoon at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, Texas, adjunct clinical professor of marketing at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, and worship leader of Gathering in Robinson. Gastler resides in Waco with his family and has played bassoon and contrabassoon with the Waco Symphony Orchestra since 2006.