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Bassoon Intensive

​​​​​​​​​​​August 3 - 7, 2020 ​

Bassoon Studio Faculty
(l-r) Miles Maner, Keith Buncke, William Buchman

Join Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians and faculty members William Buchman, Keith Buncke, and Miles Maner for the Bassoon Intensive, an exciting week of masterclasses, reed workshops and private lessons.​

Virtual class sessions will run each day from 10AM - 2PM (CST).  The hours from 2PM - 5PM (CST) will be reserved for individual private lessons.  A one-hour private lesson for each student is included with this program. 

Class topics include: 
  • ​Orchestral excerpts
  • Audition Performance skills
  • Solo Repertoire
  • Reed Blank assembly and adjustment
  • Reed Machines: What do all those different profilers do?
  • Warm up routines
  • Scales: Herzberg and beyond
Accepted students will work with all three faculty members in a masterclass setting on prepared etudes,
solos and orchestral excerpts as well as have the valuable experience of a one-on-one lesson during the

Registration has now closed for this intensive.

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