Leroy Medina earned his bachelor’s degree in Bassoon Perfomance form New Mexico State university in 2018 and is currentlyin the process of obtaining his master’s degree in Bassoon performance at the University of Texas at El Paso.
Leroy Currently holds the principal position For the UTEP Wind Symphony and Symphony Orchestra. In previous years, he held principle positions with the NMSU Wind Symphony, Philharmonic Orchestra, and Symphonic Band.
in addition to his achievements as principle chair, he has toured with the NMSU Wind Symphony to Washington D.C. as one of four selected ensembles to perform for the John Philip Sousa Festival at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. He also had the opportunity to receive a master class from Eugene Izotov, principle oboist of the San Francisco Symphony while touring with the Wind Symphony. Leroy also had the privilege of touring with the NMSU Philharmonic orchestra to San Antonio then Houston. while in Houston, Leroy was offered a one on one master class with Jonathan Fischer, principle oboist of the Houston Symphony. In recent years, Leroy has had the opportunity to substitute for the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra.
Leroy is currently employed by UTEP as a Graduate Teaching Assistant, Fulfilling duties such as runnin bassoon master classes and teaching lessons. he is aslo an ative honorary member of Kappa Kappa Psi, Alpha Chi chapter. in addition, he is an alumnus of the Alpha class for the NMSU Kappa Kappa Psi, Gamma Eta chapter.