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One of the outstanding features of the Glickman-Popkin Bassoon Camp is the expert bassoon maintenance provided at no additional cost to the full time campers by Paul Nordby.

Paul Nordby began bassoon repair and restoration in 1982 with his colleague and mentor James Laslie.  Their reputation for precision, meticulous work, integrity, and an overall aesthetic approach to bassoon repair is famous worldwide. Paul is very meticulous in his work and takes great pride in the finished product.

Paul Nordby is the owner and founder of Paul Nordby Bassoon Repair, LLC

Paul Nordby Bassoon Repair
3849 Glenview Drive
Indianapolis IN 46240



Paul has presented clinics and lectures on bassoon care and maintenance at many colleges, universities, and IDRS conferences. He was an Instrumental Music teacher in the Indianapolis Public Schools, and Park Tudor School, a private college preparatory school for 37 years. He was a bassoon professor at DePauw University in Greencastle, IN. As a freelance musician, he has performed many solo bassoon recitals, and performed with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Ft. Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Anderson Symphony.

The Glickman-Popkin Bassoon Camp is grateful to have such a long-standing relationship with this talented artisan. Many times, the work Paul provides for your bassoon alone is worth the entire cost of camp! Please note, repairs are provided only to full session campers, unless you make prior arrangements with Paul yourself.