Bay Area native Roshan Sukumar received his Master of Music in Bassoon Performance at the University of Washington, Seattle studying with Seth Krimsky, (Principal Bassoon, Seattle Symphony) and received his BA in Bassoon Performance from UCLA, studying with John Steinmetz, (Principal Bassoon, LA Opera).
While at UW he was Principal Bassoon of the UW Symphony and Wind Ensemble. Notable performances include Ravel's Dapnis et Chloe with Seattle Symphony Music Director Ludovic Morlot, as well as multiple performances of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring with Compagnie Marie Chouinard as part of the UW World Series.
An avid chamber musician Roshan is a co-founder of the Seattle based woodwind quintet the Rainier Winds. While at UCLA Roshan was a recipient of the Maxwell H. Gluck Foundation Fellowship and for two years gave outreach performances in the greater Los Angeles area. He has appeared in masterclasses with The University of Austin Reed Trio as well as composer Gernot Wolfgang.
Union City, CA (94587)
MM Bassoon Performance University of Washington BA Bassoon Performance UCLA Student of Seth Krimsky, John Steinmetz, Alice Benjamin