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Allen HamrickBassoon Teacher
Allen Hamrick enjoys a varied career as a period bassoonist and recorder player. He made his debut with the Boston Early Music Festival in November 2017, and will be joining the BEMF orchestra for their feature performance in June 2019. He has performed with Boston Baroque, The Handel and Haydn Society, and the Bach festivals in Toronto and Charlotte, North Carolina. Most recently, Allen was a member of the inaugural Teatro Nuovo festival opera orchestra that produced period performances of operas by Rossini and Mayr. He has performed several times with La Fiocco and is a regular member of Grand Harmonie.
Allen holds music degrees from Indiana University, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and The Juilliard School. He toured nationally and internationally with Juilliard415 under the direction of renowned directors William Christie, Masaaki Suzuki, and Jordi Savall. His teachers and mentors include Dominic Teresi, Robert Mealy, Michael McCraw, and the late Arthur Weisberg.