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Janet Bloxwich

Janet Bloxwich

Woodwind Bassoon Tutor

Janet is a Bassoon tutor at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Janet Bloxwich studied at the Royal College of Music with Geoffrey Gambold and John Burness
from 1974-1977. After spending the next two years freelancing in London including trials with;
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Opera North, she moved to
Scotland to take up the position of Principal Bassoon in the Orchestra of Scottish Opera in 1980.

Since living in Scotland Janet has also worked with the BBCSSO, RSNO, SCO and
Northern Sinfonia.

Janet has been teaching privately and in both the senior and junior departments of the
Conservatoire for many years now, producing many successful bassoon players of this generation including Rosina Alter and Karen Geoghegan.

Janet spends a great amount of time making not only her own reeds but supplying many leading
players with bassoon and contra reeds, teaching reed making and repairing bassoons.