Mahlon Grass


CommonwealthU University Employee
Associate Professor

Doctor of Musical Arts Degree, Eastman School of Music

Master of Music, Brigham Young University

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Brigham Young University 

Contact Information

Courses Most Commonly Taught

  • Basic Musicianship
  • Classic/Romantic Music
  • Introduction to Music, online and face-to-face
  • Music History Before 1750 and Music History After 1750
  • Music Technology
  • Orchestration
  • Twentieth Century Music
  • World Music

Areas of Expertise

  • Basic Musicianship
  • Bassoon and Woodwind Instruction
  • Introduction to Music
  • Music History (30 years university teaching experience)
  • Music Technology
  • Orchestration- Orchestrated numerous works for public school theatre productions

Courses Developed

  • Music education courses
  • Introduction to Music courses online
  • Introduction to Music PowerPoint Presentations
  • PowerPoint Presentations for Music Before 1750, Music After 1750, Classic/Romantic Music, and Twentieth Century Music, Classic/Romantic Music, and Orchestration
  • Music Technology (workbooks for GarageBand, Band in a Box, Digital Performer, and Finale)
  • World Music

Programs Developed

  • Music Education


  • Utah Symphony
  • Ballet West Orchestra
  • Utah Chamber Orchestra
  • Rochester PhilharmonicMacon Symphony
  • Florida Central Symphony
  • Williamsport Symphony
  • Susquehanna Symphony
  • Williamsport Chamber Orchestra
  • Mansfield Octet

Bucknell Band and Orchestra

Reviewer for Schirrmer/Cengage Publishing Company, W.W. Norton Publications and Oxford University Press

Articles Published

The Eighteenth Century Bassoon, Gordon Jacob Concerto for Bassoon and Piano