2016 Info

The Glickman-Popkin Bassoon Camp’s 38th Session

At the stunning Wildacres Retreat Center in Little Switzerland, NC


The dates for the 2016 session areĀ Monday, May 30 through
Thursday, June 9

It’s time to start planning for Bassoon Camp! Come join us on the mountain for outstanding instruction, performances, spontaneous chamber music collaborations, plus ample time in nature to relax.

Reserve your place today by submitting your $200 deposit via our online registration form. All deposits are non-refundable after the first of May.

Thanks to the generosity of past and present Campers, we have a limited number of partial scholarships available for those in critical need. Camp generally fills up by May 1st so email to check availability.

Cost for 2016 is $790 for bassoonists and $690 for guests/guardians.


  • Legendary Loren Glickman, who will most certainly whip you into shape
  • Outstanding Guest Artists (TBA)
  • Reed classes by expert reed maker Jim Poe
  • Paul Nordby Bassoon Repair, to ensure your bassoon sings in tiptop shape
  • Nancy Johnston, our accompanist.
  • T.D. Ellis and Justin Miller will once again provide their well stocked stores of music and bassoon supplies
  • Massage Therapy by Maria Narf-Spuller
  • Yoga classes with certified yoga instructor Jessica Lang Wright
  • Porch time with flowers, trees, spectacular mountain views, and much laughter

Apply NOW!