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You can hear me perform with the following groups:

Lessons and Tutoring

Bassoon Lessons

I have over fifteen years of experience teaching private lessons to bassoonists of all skill levels. Whether you have a sixth-grader looking to get started off on the right track, a high-school senior intending to major in music in college, or are an adult hoping to dust off an old instrument from the closet; I am happy to help you get the most out of music and the bassoon.

My studio rate is $40/hr. (Lessons given outside the studio may also include travel expenses.) The weekly lesson durations I find most productive for students are as follows: 30 minutes for middle-school and most junior-high students, 45 minutes for advanced junior high and most high-school students, and 60 minutes for adults and high-school students intending to major in music in college. I also offer professional, handmade bassoon reeds for $16 each.

Current students will find the following links helpful:

If you have any questions or would like to set up lessons, please send me a message at moc.noossabartnocbus@obobr.

Contrabassoon Lessons

For adults (including college students) with access to a contrabassoon: $50/hr.

Music Theory Tutoring

I have taught music theory (including ear training, orchestration, and music technology) at the college level and offer tutoring for both high school- and college-level music theory courses. My rates are $25/hr for college and $20/hr for high school.

Finale® Assistance

I offer lessons and assistance with Finale® music notation software for $25/hr.

Arrangements

All arrangements will be delivered via email within 24 hours of purchase.

  • Ravel’s String Quartet

    arranged for wind quintet

    Instrumentation: Flute & Bass Flute, Oboe & English Horn, Clarinet in B♭ & A, Horn, Bassoon

    Bass flute ossia provided for alto flute or flute; English horn ossia provided for oboe with low A.

    $15 USD 

  • Glazunov’s Saxophone Quartet

    for double-reed quartet

    Instrumentation: Oboe, English Horn, Bassoon, Contrabassoon

    Ossias provided for extreme upper register contrabassoon passages.

    $15 USD 

  • Chopin’s Prelude No. 4

    for contrabassoon octet

    Fifth contrabassoon requires low A or an extension.

    The E0 at the end can be be transposed up an octave.

    FREE Download

  • Mussorgsky’s Il Vecchio Castello

    for solo contrabassoon and piano

    Low G♯ extension required.

    My sincere apologies for the bad recording, I plan to record this again.

    FREE Download

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