Michael Kroth, bassoon

Michael Kroth, Assistant Professor of Bassoon at the Michigan State University College of Music, earned his Bachelor of Music degree from Ithaca College studying with Edward Gobrecht, and a Master of Music degree from Temple University studying with Bernard Garfield. He has also studied with Ryohei Nakagawa as a bassoon fellowship student at the Aspen Music Festival.

Prior to his appointment at MSU, Kroth was principal bassoon with the South Dakota Symphony and Dakota Wind Quintet, the USAF Academy Band, and the Colorado Springs Symphony Orchestra.

Currently, he is principal bassoon with the Lansing Symphony Orchestra, a Faculty Artist at the Colorado College Summer Music Festival, and second bassoon with the Peninsula Music Festival. Michael performs regularly as a substitute with the Grand Rapids, Milwaukee, and Detroit Symphony Orchestras. He performed the world premiere of Dana Wilson’s The Avatar: Concerto for Bassoon and Chamber Ensemble at the International Double Reed Society Convention in June 2007.

August Symphony Series performance location

Door Community Auditorium - Fish Creek 

The Peninsula Music Festival - 10347 Highway 42

Unit B Green Gables Shops 

P.O. Box 340, Ephraim, Wisconsin  54211

email: musicfestival@musicfestival.com

Phone: (920) 854-4060