Marc Goldberg was born in Plainview, N.Y., and is a member of the New York Woodwind Quintet and principal bassoon of the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra. He is former associate principal bassoon of the New York Philharmonic and former acting principal bassoon of the New York City Opera. He has also appeared with the Metropolitan Opera, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, American Symphony Orchestra, Brandenburg Ensemble, and both the Eos and Concordia chamber orchestras. As a chamber musician he has performed with Musicians From Marlboro, St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, Orpheus, Greenleaf Chamber Players, at the Eastern Shore Chamber Music Festival, with the Bard Festival Musicians, Chelsea Chamber Ensemble, and Zankel Band. Goldberg has toured four continents with the Metropolitan Opera, New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Orpheus, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, New York Chamber Soloists, and Musicians From Marlboro. He has recorded with most of the above and is featured as a soloist in a recording of Crusell's Trio Concertante with the Scandia Symphony on the Centaur Records label. He is also active in commercial and movie recording in New York. He has been on the faculty at the Hartt School of Music since 1994, Mannes College of Music and Columbia University since 2000, and the State University of New York—Purchase and at Bard Conservatory of Music since 2005. He holds BM and MM degrees from Juilliard where he studied with Harold Goltzer. He has been a member of Juilliard’s Pre-College Division faculty since 1988.