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Bassoonists for hire in London

Hire a bassoonist in London for your recording, event or performance. You can find over 18 professionally trained London bassoon players here to browse through and book today. Whether you need the final piece of the puzzle for your orchestra's performance, or have a beautiful bassoon line that needs playing for your recording, you can browse 18 of our best bassoonists for the job right here.

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6 musicians in or around London
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BassoonistLondon(1 mi)

Michael is a professional bassoonist, composer, and arranger living and working in London.

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BassoonistEgham(18 mi)

Co-principal Bassoon with Southbank Sinfonia. A recent graduate of Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the Royal Academy of Music.

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BassoonistLondon(4 mi)

Freelance bassoonist/contrabassoonist based in London.

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BassoonistLondon(1 mi)

The Marylebone Trio is a classical woodwind trio formed in 2003 by postgraduate students at the Royal Academy of Music

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BassoonistLondon(4 mi)

Musicians’ Company Lambert Scholar at the Royal College of Music, studying with Sarah Burnett and Martin Gatt.

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BassoonistLondon(1 mi)

Hi I'm Emily, a student at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

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BassoonistManchester(163 mi)

I am a Manchester based bassoonist.

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BassoonistCorsham(88 mi)

RWCMD graduate, freelance bassoonist, orchestrator and arranger

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BassoonistSouthampton(68 mi)
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BassoonistOxford(51 mi)

Patrick is a postgraduate student at the Royal Academy of Music where he studies with Robin O'Neill.

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BassoonistWaterlooville(53 mi)

Experienced keyboard player (30yrs). Has played predominantly in UK and Europe for both original and function bands. Own gear & insured.

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BassoonistManchester(162 mi)

A freelance woodwind musician based in Manchester but available for work throughout the universe.

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BassoonistColchester(48 mi)

Francis is a young musician wishing to bring the bassoon to a wider audience

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BassoonistLincoln(120 mi)

Varied and diverse experience (over 40 years) ranging from small ensembles through Chamber to Symphony orchestras, Big Band, West End shows

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BassoonistFakenham(100 mi)

I am a bassoonist with 35 years experience playing in symphony orchestras, pit bands and chamber ensembles

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BassoonistBirmingham(100 mi)

Archie, who studies at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, is a musician dedicated to ingenuity and professionalism in his performing life.

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BassoonistOxford(51 mi)

Looking for jobs in and around Oxfordshire and West Sussex. Currently studying BA music performance at university

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BassoonistDiss(79 mi)

I'm a freelance Contrabassoonist/2nd Bassoonist with 40+ years playing experience based on the South Norfolk/Suffolk border.

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Frequently asked questions

Can any bassoonist play my favourite song?

Professional bassoonists will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that bassoonists may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the bassoonist's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do bassoonists take to set up?

Your bassoonist will usually arrive about an hour or so before their performance begins to set up and get settled before they start playing. To avoid any delays, make sure the performance space is ready for the bassoonist prior to their arrival.

My venue has asked for the performer’s PLI & PAT inspection certificates. What are these?

PLI stands for Public Liability Insurance. This insurance covers damage to another person or their property (it is also known as third party insurance). As many of our bassoonists are members of the Musician's Union, they are already covered by PLI up to £10 million. PAT stands for portable appliance testing. Most of our bassoonists will already have a PAT inspection certificate for their musical equipment/PA system, which they can provide to your venue if they need it.

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