MSO at Home

MSO musicians share the love of making music from home during Shelter in Place.

Bassoon Concerto in C by Johann Friedrich Fasch
Kate Saumur, bassoonist; Heather Cogswell, pianist

MSO Violinist Martha McDermott: My quartet is running a “Songs you can quarantine to” series on our Facebook and Instagram (Search Boom Island String Quartet) and also on YouTube.

MSO Violinist Tom Peterson and MSO Violist Heather Phillips:

MSO Violinist Sarah Wright performs Bach #1 – Sonata in C Major, I. Adagio –
Each day*, I will study and upload a movement of Bach as a personal challenge (*subject to child and husband cooperation). This is my ‘stay sane during the pandemic’ project. More videos are uploaded to my channel each day at

MSO Violinist Sarah Wright performs Paganini Caprice No. 1

Principal Oboist, Julie Brusen, posted her reed making instructions on Facebook:

Oboe Reedmaking CliffsNotes

Posted by Julie Brusen on Sunday, April 19, 2020