Daniel Nester
DMA Bassoon

Performer and Educator

About

A rich musical past

Daniel Nester performs the Mozart bassoon concerto with the USC orchestra, conducted by Yehuda Gilad

Daniel came to the US from Israel where he has served as the principal bassoon player of the Israel Chamber Orchestra. During his studies in Colorado, he has performed extensively with local ensembles and orchestras


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A vibrant present

Daniel Nester holding his bassoon in the beautiful mountains

Daniel serves as the principal bassoon player of the Arapahoe Philharmonic Orchestra, and is often invited to play as a guest principal bassoon player in the Steamboat Symphony Orchestra and the Grand Junction Symphony. He teaches privately and gives masterclasses in universities in CO

Upcoming events

Collaboration, key to the future

Daniel Nester holding his bassoon with members of the Kent/Blossom music festival

During his doctoral studies Daniel developed a collaborative method and approach to teaching and learning the bassoon. He believes that instrumental education should be a group effort where all participants take responsibility for each other's success

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Upcoming Concerts

4/6/19, 4/7/19

Steamboat Symphony

7:00 pm

Strings Pavilion, Steamboat Springs, CO

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4/6/19, 4/7/19

Steamboat Symphony

Come hear me perform with the Steamboat Symphony!  An all Beethoven concert featuring one of my all-time favorite pieces, the violin concerto!

7:00 pm

Strings Pavilion, Steamboat Springs, CO

4/13/19

Fort Lewis College Woodwind Day

1 pm start, concert at 4:30

Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO

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4/13/19

Fort Lewis College Woodwind Day

I will be the resident bassoon teacher and performer for the FLC woodwind day! Come for classes, workshops, and a concert! All is free.

1 pm start, concert at 4:30

Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO

4/17/19

An evening with the bassoon

7:00 pm

Mancos Public Library, CO

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4/17/19

An evening with the bassoon

Come participate in a concert/discussion about music, music making, and the artistic process, as part of my residency at Willowtail Springs!

7:00 pm

Mancos Public Library, CO

4/19/19

Steamboat Symphony

7pm

Holy Name Catholic Church, Steamboat Springs, CO

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4/19/19

Steamboat Symphony

Come listen to me perform once again with the Steamboat Symphony, this time an oratorio by Haydn!

7pm

Holy Name Catholic Church, Steamboat Springs, CO

4/21/19

Easter Concert

8, 9:30, 11 am

St. Andrews Church, Denver, CO

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4/21/19

Easter Concert

Come hear me perform a special Easter service!

8, 9:30, 11 am

St. Andrews Church, Denver, CO

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Do you have questions, want to book a show, or collaborate on a new piece? Reach out, and let's make magic happen. 

Daniel Nester, DMA