Associate Principal Bassoon and Contrabassoon
Thomas DeWitt has been a member of the Kansas City Symphony since 2013. 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’s 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 master’s degree. He is principal bassoon of the Breckenridge Music Festival, and he has attended the Tanglewood, National Repertory Orchestra, Round Top and Eastern music festivals as a fellow.