General Resources

  • Internet Archive Audio and MP3 Library
    This library contains over two hundred thousand free digital recordings ranging from alternative news programming, to Grateful Dead concerts, to Old Time Radio shows, to book and poetry readings, to original music uploaded by our users.

  • Library of Congress Musical Treasures Consortium
    The Music Treasures Consortium provides online access to the world's most valued music manuscripts and print materials, held at the most renowned music archives, in order to further research and scholarship.

Bassoon Resources


  • Michael Burns
    Bassoonist and composer Michael Burns is Professor of Bassoon at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and is a Yamaha Performing Artist.

  • Aaron Pergram
    Aaron Pergram is an active bassoonist-composer in the Pacific Northwest. He maintains positions as a performer, teacher, reed maker, and composer primarily within Oregon's Willamette Valley and along the central Oregon coast.

  • Saxton Rose
    Saxton Rose is Artist/Professor of Bassoon at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, principal bassoonist of the Winston-Salem Symphony, and was recently named the new bassoonist of Zéphyros Winds, an acclaimed New-York based wind quintet.

  • Barrick Stees
    Barrick Stees is the Assistant Principal Bassoonist of the Cleveland Orchestra. He teaches at the Cleveland Institute of Music and the University of Akron.

  • Christopher Weait
    Christopher Weait is Adjunct Instructor of Bassoon at the Capital University Conservatory of Music in Columbus, Ohio and is professor emeritus of bassoon at The Ohio State University in Columbus where he taught from 1984 to 2006.

  • David A. Wells
    Dr. David Wells is a bassoonist, educator, and music scholar based in Northern California. He teaches at California State University, Sacramento and plays with a variety of chamber and large ensembles.