Dominic Teresi
Principal Bassoon
A native of California, Dominic Teresi is principal bassoon of Tafelmusik Orchestra, Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra and Carmel Bach Festival, as well as a member of Quicksilver and Juilliard Baroque. Dr. Teresi teaches historical bassoons and chamber music at The Juilliard School. He has also enjoyed performances with Le Concert d’Astrée, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, Philharmonia Baroque, Ensemble Caprice, Smithsonian Chamber Players and others.

In demand on dulcian, baroque, classical and modern bassoon, his playing has been described as “stellar” (New York Times) and “dazzling” (Toronto Star). Teresi has appeared as a concerto soloist throughout Europe, North America and Australia and was a featured artist on CBC Radio, performing a nationally broadcast concert of bassoon concertos and sonatas.

His recordings with Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble and Tafelmusik have been nominated for Grammy and Juno awards. Dr. Teresi was recently an invited lecturer at the Musikinstrumentenbau Symposium in Saxony-Anhalt.