Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wichita Symphony Orchestra featuring Scott Oakes, WSO Principal Bassoon


Century II Concert Hall
featuring Scott Oakes, WSO Principal Bassoon
STRAVINSKY Pulcinella Suite
HUMMEL Bassoon Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4
The horns sound the opening of the 2017-2018 Season in Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony, a monumental work that blooms into a electrifying finale full of charm and delight.

Scott Oakes

About Scott Oakes, WSO Principal Bassoon

In addition to being Principal Bassonist with the Wichita Symphony, Scott Charles Oakes has performed with various orchestras throughout the Midwest. He previously held positions with the Illinois Symphony, Rockford Symphony, Illinois Philharmonic, and the Quad City Symphony of Davenport, IA. Scott holds a Master of Music degree from the DePaul University School of Music and a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music. His principal teachers were William Buchman of the Chicago Symphony and Dr. Donald DaGrade.