Lessons & Reed Offerings
If you are interested in setting up lessons, please contact me through the contact form on this site OR through my email.
30 Minute Private Lesson
45 Minute Private Lesson
60 Minute Private Lesson
* The Reed Subscription Service guarantees at least 1-2 handcrafted reeds per month made by Shawn Karson. All reeds are sanitized prior to delivery.
- Weissenborn: Bassoon Method (for everyone)
- Milde Concert Studies (for TMEA All State Auditions)
- Rubank Elementary Method for Bassoon (for everyone)
- Rubank Intermediate Method for Bassoon (for high school)
- At least 2 working reeds
- Journal/notetaking device
One of the best resources I cannot recommend enough is my former teacher, Kristin Wolfe Jensen's FREE book/website, Music and the Bassoon!
*Other supplemental materials may be assigned per the needs of the student.
*Bocal Majority and Midwest Musical Imports are fantastic resources to purchase method books and any bassoon related products.
*Depending on the student’s progress, Shawn will assign and recommend appropriate method books