Susan Gustavson Maxwell has dedicated her career to three dimensions of musicianship; teacher, performer, and reed maker/tool designer. Currently, she teaches the Bassoon studio at Kansas State University. Maxwell is also the sole proprietor of Maxwell Bassoon Products and the internationally known Maxwell Bassoon Profiler which is the only retailed bassoon tool by a woman. Maxwell has also recently republished her High Note Studies for the bassoon. It includes scales, studies, trouble-shooting as well as a fingering chart. www.bassoonprofiler.com
Some of Dr. Maxwell’s performance engagements have included Principal of the Wichita Grand Opera, Norwest Arkansas Symphony, Wichita Symphony, Lincoln Symphony, Kansas City Symphony, Kansas City Lyric Opera, Kansas City Chamber Orchestra, Topeka Symphony, Tulsa Philharmonic, and Orquestra Sinfonica in Monterrey, Mexico.
Rasgueado, Robert Denham (b. 1973) Character Pieces on the Seven Dwarfs, Sy Brandon (b.1945) I. Doc II. Bashful III. Grumpy IV. Dopey V. Sleepy VI. Sneezy VII. Happy Pub: Co-Op Press Publisher A Sweep and the Deep, Paul Hunt (b. 1955) Pub: Self-Published Susan Maxwell, Bassoon Steven Maxwell, Tuba Paul Hunt, Composer/Trombone Alexandra Nguyen, Piano