UCLA bassoon graduates work as freelance musicians, orchestra players, teachers in colleges, schools, and private studios, and other careers like software, counseling, and healing arts. Graduates have entered graduate programs in the East, Midwest and West. Bassoonists receive weekly 1-hour lessons and a weekly studio class, and have access to the Reed Room and reedmaking classes. A customized teaching approach gives each student support and encouragement to develop skills and cultivate beautiful, expressive playing.


John Steinmetz
Lecturer - Bassoon Performance
Sumner Arano
Lecturer - Reed Making, Bassoon
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