Boulder Bassoon Quartet

Since 2006

Upcoming Performances

On tour with Slayer

Previous performances


Off the Record

Catch Me If You Can, John Williams
James Bond Medley, Monty Norman et al
Eleanor Rigby, The Beatles
My Girl, The Temptations
Come On Eileen, Dexys Midnight Runners
The Muppet Show, Jim Henson & Sam Pottle
Cantina Band, John Williams
Nimbus 2000, John Williams
Norwegian Wood, The Beatles
Pachelbel's Canon
My Favorite Things, Richard Rodgers
Super Mario Bros., Koji Kondo
Take On Me, a-ha
Happy Birthday
Overkill, Colin Hay
Penny Lane, The Beatles
Sabrina, John Williams

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Unique Chamber Music

As the Denver Post wrote, "Nothing embodies the way classical music is evolving — in positive ways — better than the Boulder Bassoon Quartet."

Since 2006, the Boulder Bassoon Quartet has impressed a wide audience through substantive, engaging performances. At home in a variety of venues, the Quartet is dedicated to expanding the repertoire for the bassoon quartet in a variety of genres through new arrangements and original compositions.

Exciting projects
From the Opposite Shore
Nutcracker Suite
Off the Record

Infinite genres:

Any venue, any event:
Office parties
Coffee Shops
Governor's mansion
Gothic Theater

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Four bassoons, four artists
Members Michael Christoph, Brian Jack, Thomas Kent Hurd, Ethan Turner boast eight music degrees plus additional years of study.

They perform regularly with Colorado's finest ensembles, such as Colorado Symphony, Colorado Music Festival, Colorado Ballet, Boulder Chamber Orchestra.

Mike | Kent | Brian | Ethan

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In Concert

You've never heard anything like us. Come see us in concert.

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“the utmost cohesion, vitality and rhythmic energy….played with poise and conviction….Hurd’s inventive music…a new dimension to the bassoon quartet repertoire….every music library should own it.”
The Double Reed, the International Double Reed Society
“Nothing embodies the way classical music is evolving — in positive ways — better than the Boulder Bassoon Quartet.”
-Ray Mark Rinaldi, Denver Post
You guys are different, and you’re good at it.
-father of the bride
Your sound is like honey.
-audience member
Thank you for your incredible performance at CBCA’s Business for the Arts Awards luncheon. People are still talking about the Boulder Bassoon Quartet and how that was their favorite part of the event. It was a huge hit!
-Colorado Business Committee for the Arts
Fantastic program, excellent playing by the BBQ tonight at Baur's Listening Lounge in the beautiful and historic salon. Boulder Bassoon Quartet sounded fantastic and the audience loved it! Thanks!
-Denver Eclectic Concerts
The Boulder Bassoon Quartet sounded great! And your interaction with the audience was wonderful.
–Longmont Council for the Arts
The Bassoon Quartet did it again. It is the absolute favorite of our artists. The raves and thank you we received after their appearance is just amazing. Most of all PLEASE HAVE THEM AGAIN. The Stanley Hotel also receives many calls. What a great group.
-Nancy Stevens, Estes Park Music Festival
The Boulder Bassoon Quartet was amazing…super playful and fun AND absolute masters of their instruments! What a great evening.
–Second Tuesdays at Trinity