The Herzberg/Kamins Reed Making Method

Video Tutorial Series
Kristin Wolfe Jensen and Nathan Koch, Producers

Scraping, Refining, and Breaking-in Reeds

Exploring Reed Analysis With Glenn Einschlag

Constructing Bassoon Reeds with Rian Craypo

Bonus Material


Benjamin Kamins is Professor of Bassoon at Rice University.

William Short is Principal Bassoon of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and is on faculty at The Julliard School, The Manhattan School of Music and Temple University.

Rian Craypo is Principal Bassoon of the Houston Symphony.

Glenn Einschlag is Principal Bassoon of the Buffalo Philharmonic and is on the faculty of The Glenn Gould School.

Miles Maner is Bassoonist and Contrabassoonist of the Chicago Symphony.

Kristin Wolfe Jensen is Professor of bassoon at the University of Texas at Austin and Principal Bassoonist with the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra in Houston.

Nathan Koch is Assistant Professor of Bassoon at Sam Houston State University.