Helping Your Bassoon Players
What can I do for my bassoon player during rehearsal? How can I help them over the course of the whole school year?
Workbook Page: 29
Read and Review
For more specific troubleshooting, go back and study the related area to learn appropriate solutions. If all else fails, ask a bassoon specialist.
If there’s trouble with pitch or with getting response in the upper register:
If the player’s left hand is really tired and/or right shoulder feels cramped…
Throughout the Year...
Check on reed supply. Especially young players, help them evaluate their reeds!