This Blog and Video Tutorial was a SPECIAL REQUEST by My Band Director and Class Woodwinds FRIENDS.

BECAUSE at First Glance the Bassoon can LOOK and FEEL INTIMIDATING…

How do ALL of Those Pieces Fit Together?!?

Many Students Look at me with only ONE QUESTION:


They are the Little Engine…

In order to try to make the bassoon a bit more Accessible- I have created a Quick Tutorial on the

History of the Bassoon
How Long to Soak a Reed 
Instrument Assembly
Names of Each of the Pieces 
 And Basic Posture

Here’s to Starting off on the Right Foot with Bassoon! And Being the Little Engine- THAT CAN!


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