Robert Williams, bassoon Bio
Robert Williams has been Principal Bassoonist of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra since September of 1974. In addition to his duties with the DSO, Williams plays in the CutTime Players, the Neo-Bubonic Bassoon Quartet, the DSO Bassoon Quartet, the DSO Woodwind Quintet, the Bellingham Music Festival and the Grand Teton Music Festival. He teaches at Wayne State University and has been on the music faculties of the Aspen Music School and Festival, University of Michigan, and Michigan State University among others. Williams can be heard on all of the DSO recordings conducted by former Music Director Antal Dorati, and is married to DSO English Hornist Treva Womble.