Sponsor: Peter Gregg
Mike Curtis, bassoon, is equally at home within classical, ethnic, and jazz traditions. He has been a member of the Mexico State Symphony, Tucson Symphony, Arizona Opera, and has played for 23 years with the Eugene Symphony. Performing as a klezmer clarinetist, he toured Europe and Asia. Following graduate study with Norman Herzberg at USC and a DMA in reeds from the U. of Arizona, he taught bassoon, saxophone, and jazz at Oregon State University. His numerous woodwind compositions and arrangements are published by Schott in Germany and Billaudot in France.