Ensembles: Rookie Band, Concert Band and Symphonic Band
Sound Production: The bassoon uses a double reed, which vibrates when you blow through it.
- Historically, the bassoon enabled expansion of the range of woodwind instruments into lower registers. Performers use the bass clef.
- The modern bassoon plays an important role in the orchestra due to its versatility and wide range.
- The German for bassoon is fagotte which means a bundle of sticks