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Leonard Hindell

Music Adjunct Faculty

Music and Performing Arts Professions


The New York Philharmonic, New York, NY, 1972-2005

The Metropolitan Opera, New York, NY, 1964-1972
Bassoon and Contra-bassoon

Recitals and guest appearances
Merkin Concert Hall, New York, NY

Carnegie Recital Hall (Weil Recital Hall)

'International Double Reed Society Convention', Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

'Great Performer Series', Avery Fisher Hall, with violinist Vladimir Spivakov, New York, NY

Carnegie Hall, with violinist Vladimir Spivakov, New York, NY

Featured solo with orchestra
Philharmonia Virtuosi', Conductor Richard Kapp, New York City, NY and Baltimore, MD
Pleyel - Bassoon Concerto and Haydn - Symphony Concertante

New York Symphonic Ensemble, New York, NY and on tour in Japan
Mozart - Concerto, Vivaldi - Concerto, Conductor Mamaru Takahara

Guest appearances with other orchestras (on tour)
Israel Philharmonic Tour of Mexico and South America, Conductor, Zubin Mehta

Metropolitan Opera Tour of Japan, three week tour
Principal Bassoon

Music Groups and Contemporary Music Ensembles
'Lark Woodwind' Quintet, member for ten years
John Wion, flute; Bert Lucarelli, oboe; Arthur Bloom, clarinet; Howard T. Howard, French Horn; Leonard Hindell, bassoon

Ensemble for Contemporary Music, Conductor and Music Director, Arthur Weisberg, frequent guest

Waterloo Music Festival, Stanhope, NJ

New York Romantic Music Festival, Newport, Rhode Island

International Double Reed Society 1979, 2006, 2007
Recitalist and Master Classes

Featured Solo Bassoon, Mace Records, Jens Nygaard, Piano and Judith Raskin, Soprano

Mozart Chamber Music For Winds, Vox Records, New York Philharmusica, A. Robert Johnson, Conductor

Contemporary Words, Columbia Records, David Del Tredici, Richard Duffalo, Conductor


Woodwind Studies

Build on your existing woodwind skills through private lessons, seminars, master classes, and numerous performance opportunities all over New York City.

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