Carla Wilson


Carla Wilson is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area. She serves as the principal bassoonist with the Santa Rosa, Marin, and Berkeley Symphonies and is a member of California Symphony and Vallejo Symphony. She also performs with and has recorded and toured with the San Francisco Symphony. Wilson has served as principal for the Music in the Mountains Festival since 1982, where she has been a frequent soloist and featured chamber music artist. Additionally, she has participated in the Cabrillo, San Luis Obispo and Mendocino Music Festivals. Wilson received a Bachelor of Music degree at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where she studied with Walter Green. Further studies took place at the Aspen Music Festival, the Tanglewood Music Center Fellowship Program, and on scholarship in London.

She teaches in her home studio and enjoys hiking, yoga and gardening.


A portrait of Carla Wilson and her bassoon