Francisco Joubert Bernard

Francisco is currently the Second Bassoonist of the Louisville Orchestra. Originally from Puerto Rico, Mr. Joubert Bernard completed his B.M. in the “Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico” and has a M.M. degree from the Yale School of Music. Before joining the Louisville Orchestra Francisco was a fellow of the New World Symphony in Miami Florida where he performed with renown artists around the world including a solo performance for the famous film composer John Williams. In addition to his interests in classical music, Mr. Joubert Bernard is also interested in other music genres; expanding the role of the bassoon in music through his online persona VG Bassoonist. In 2022 Francisco became one of Sphinx’s MPower Artist Grant recipients and plans to continue inspiring and educating young bassoonists through his online platforms with the aid of this grant.