DOMINIC TERESI (bassoon) is principal bassoon of Tafelmusik, teaches historical bassoons and chamber music at The Juilliard School, and plays with Boston Early Music Festival, Quicksilver, American Bach Soloists and Juilliard Baroque. In demand on dulcian, baroque, classical and modern bassoon, he has also enjoyed playing with Le Concert d’Astrée, Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, Arion Orchestra, Ensemble Caprice and Apollo’s Fire. His playing has been lauded as “stellar” (New York Times), “breath-stopping … managing to plumb every technical trick while also shaping the music with great skill” (Toronto Star) and “reminding us of the expressive powers of the bassoon” (The Globe and Mail). Dominic has been a featured artist on CBC Radio, performing a live radio concert of bassoon concertos and sonatas, and has appeared as an acclaimed concerto soloist throughout Europe, Australia and North America. Recent recordings include projects with Tafelmusik, Quicksilver, Four Centuries of Bach, Chatham Baroque, Toronto Consort, and Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble. A native of California, Mr. Teresi holds a masters degree and artist diploma from Yale University, and a doctorate in early music from Indiana University.