Lecturer of Music
Office: Kleinpell Fine Arts
B.S. Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Postgraduate work on Master of Arts, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Postgraduate work on M.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Second Bassoon, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Sub/Extra Bassoon, Minnesota Orchestra
Office Phone: 715-425-3183
Bassoonist Carole Mason Smith is now in her 30th year with The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. A frequent soloist with the SPCO, Smith has performed Vanhal's and Deitter's concertos for two bassoons with SPCO principal bassoonist, Chuck Ullery.
During the 2001-02 season, Smith served as principal bassoon of the SPCO. She has also performed as principal bassoon with the Minneapolis Pops Orchestra for many years. Smith is a founding member of the Halama Wind Octet and teaches bassoon both privately and at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Hamline University and Macalaster College.