Richard Svoboda, bassoon

What's New?

New page for my "Daily Scale Exercises for the Bassoonist" and a free download

I've created a new page that describes in detail my "Daily Exercises for the Bassoonist." It also has a free download of the entire first exercise in the book, so you can get a real sense of how the exercises might work for you. CLICK HERE to access the new page.

Gandolfi Concerto performance

One of my alert students, Cheryl, pointed out this performance of Michael Gandolfi's Concerto for Bassoon from the 2011 IDRS Conference. You have to admit this is a pretty cool piece! (My apologies for the occasional squawk!!)

Neikrug Concerto premiered

The Marc Neikrug Bassoon Concerto premier is now in the rear-view mirror. More information is HERE.

Two ways to order "Le Phénix"

"Le Phénix" is now available for purchase at You can order it quickly and easily HERE.

"Le Phénix" is also available from the Boston Symphony Orchestra's website. You can find it HERE.

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