Jesse Read

Jesse Read has been recognized as one of the leading performers of baroque, classical and contemporary bassoon music. In addition to studies in Philadelphia and San Francisco (USA), he studied at the Schola Cantorum in Basel (Switzerland). He has performed, recorded and published newly discovered music for the bassoon, and has commissioned and premiered numerous works by present day composers. For many years he has been Principal Bassoonist of the Carmel Bach Festival (California, USA), has extensively toured as a soloist or as a chamber musician with different ensembles and has recorded compact discs in the Netherlands, the USA and Canada. More

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Jesse Read

Residence: Vancouver (British Columbia, Canada)

  • Performer (bassoon)