The bassoon is a unique instrument with its own distinct joys and challenges. Bassoonists may struggle with things such as finding time to practice, where to buy supplies, audition anxiety and what to do in marching band. Check out the posts below for resources and advice to help you support your bassoonist. Have a question you don't see the answer to? Feel free to contact me directly!
The 18-19 School year is wrapping up, so here are some highlights from another great year in the Blue Moon Bassoon Studio! In addition, check out some ideas for summer bassoon activities!
Congratulations, you're a bassoonist or, more likely, the parent of one! Bassoon is a challenging but incredibly fun and rewarding instrument. Here is everything you need to know about starting off right including required supplies, how to practice, and helpful videos for you and your student.
Preparing for high school can feel stressful but this guide will help you select a marching instrument, know what to expect in high school band, and feel great about continuing your bassoon playing!
Want to get started adjusting or making your own reeds but not sure where to get the supplies? Thankfully a lot of the basic reed tools can be found at the hardware store. Specialty tools are a little harder to find, but I'll provide links to all of my favorites.
It might not seem like there is a lot of great bassoon content out there, but you just have to know where to look! Check out some of my favorite apps, channels, podcasts, books and more.