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Thomas DeWitt, Contrabassonist

Thomas DeWitt is very excited to join the Kansas City Symphony for their 2013-2014 season. Previously, he played second bassoon with the Houston Grand Opera and was a regular player with the Houston Symphony and Ballet. DeWitt attended the University of Texas at Austin for his Bachelor of Music Performance degree, where he studied with Kristin Wolfe Jensen and was a winner of the Winds Concerto Competition, performing the Mozart Bassoon Concerto. DeWitt continued his studies at Rice University, where studied with Benjamin Kamins and attained a Masters of Music degree. He is principal bassoon of the Breckenridge Music Festival, and has attended the Tanglewood, National Repertory Orchestra, Round Top and Eastern Music Festivals as a fellow.