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Karla Ekholm

Karla Ekholm, bassoon
Second bassoon with Santa Rosa Symphony since 1996, Karla Ekholm also plays principal bassoon with San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, San Francisco Opera Center, Pacific Chamber Orchestra and Vallejo Symphony, as well as playing second bassoon with Marin Symphony and Eastern Music Festival Orchestra. She started her studies at San Francisco State University with Walter Green and finished her undergraduate degree with him at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She holds a Masters of Music from Temple University where she studied with Bernard Garfield. Ekholm is one of seven musicians featured in the documentary “Freeway Philharmonic,” which portrays the freelance life of Bay Area musicians.
Each summer Ekholm drives cross-country to Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro, North Carolina, where she plays in the faculty orchestra and teaches aspiring young musicians. She enjoys her annual road trip in which she camps, visits music festivals such as Tanglewood and Glimmerglass, and especially likes hiking in the Tetons.


Private Teaching Contact Information:

Phone:  (415) 710-7769
Instrument:  Bassoon
All ages

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