Bassoon Lesson Online




Learn bassoon from home, at your own pace!

From bassoon fundamentals, reed making, to advanced jazz improvisation techniques. Dozens of videos that will bring a new direction and focus to your practice sessions.


"Here on Bassoon Lesson, I will share with you all of the vast experience I acquired as a basoonist in my 30-year career via over 200 detailed video lessons so you can make music with its best purpose: to have fun.."


Alexandre Silvério, principal bassoon of São Paulo Symphony Orchestra

What You Will Learn 

Bassoon Fundamentals Course

With the Bassoon Fundamentals Course, you will learn what I have learned as a professional orchestral bassoonist with more than 20 years of experience in this job function. Warm-ups routines, tutorials, tips, and study plans are included to give new direction and focus to your practice.

Reed Making Course

How to make a bassoon reed? Here you will learn reed making from its most basic steps to fine adjustments. In step by step lessons, I will demonstrate to you my way to make reeds. It is necessary to have tools and canes.

Jazz Improvisation for All

In this course, you will learn jazz scales, jazz articulation, how to improvise coherently, improve your listening skills, your general knowledge about jazz icons, repertoire, form, and more!

Stop Wasting Time and Money

  • Do you want to improve your playing but you don’t know how to do it?
  • Are you frustrated to play bassoon because your reeds don't work?
  • Do you spend a lot of money on private lessons and your playing never really gets any better?
  • Would you like to finally not be frustrated by not understanding jazz and becoming an Improviser?
  • Do you want to play in tune and with a gorgeous sound?

So…I have good news for you!

"In this course, I’ll share with you the knowledge that I have picked up in my 30-year career as a bassoonist.

Ongoing monthly training and a library of 200 + video lessons to allow you to become a solid classical bassoonist,

confident reed maker, and your own best teacher."  


Alexandre Silvério, principal bassoon of São Paulo Symphony Orchestra

See What People Are Saying

People just like you got amazing results.

"Many helpful informations in well organised package! Keep doing great work!”

Tadija Mincic

“My experience with Basson Lesson by Alexandre Silverio was really gratifying, educational and fun.”

Ana Isabel

"I played with my own reed, which was made according to your orientation, and worked very well!

Sérgia Rosely

Who is the Teacher

Alexandre Silvério

CEO & Founder - Bassoon Lesson


Alexandre Silvério is one of the few bassoonists in the world who plays both Classical and Jazz. Since 2004 He is the principal bassoonist of the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra (OSESP), but also a very committed jazz bassoonist. In 1999, Alexandre was awarded a scholarship from the Vitae Institute to study at the “Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin”, with bassoon legend Klaus Thunemann. In 2002, he was accepted into the Berlin Philharmonic Academy (Karajan Akademie).

In Berlin, he had the opportunity to play with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the Berlin Symphony Orchestra, with some of the best musicians and conductors of our days, like Seiji Ozawa, André Previn, Mariss Jansons, Pierre Boulez, and others. In addition to playing with OSESP, Alexandre teaches at the prestigious “Academia de Música da Osesp” (Osesp Academy of Music), is part of CAMALEON BASSOONS and is part of a jazz group named after himself. Since 2018 Alexandre is a "Püchner Artist" and plays with the Model Superior Bassoon.

On Bassoon Lesson, you will get complete access to:

  • All courses
  • More than 200 video lessons
  • Pdf and playback tracks
  • Members-only forum
  • Monthly live seminar
  • New lessons every month
  • Personal feedback from Alexandre

Become a member and improve your playing now

Frequently Asked Questions

– Which language are the lessons?

The video lessons are spoken in Portuguese, BUT all of them have English subtitles available.

– How long do I have access to the course?

After sign up, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like. It all depends on the type of plan you subscribe to.

– When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course – you decide when you start and when you finish.

– To what level is the course recommended?

Here you will find complete courses with modules. These courses are distributed in more than 150 videos with written content for a better understanding of the topic. Plus, materials in PDF format and MP3 playbacks. This rich collection allows students of all levels, from beginner to advanced, to participate and enjoy the course.

- What are the classes about?

From bassoon fundamentals, reed construction and adjustment, and tips to play orchestral excerpts to advanced jazz improvisation techniques. You will find more than 200 video lessons with additional pdf exercises and mp3 playbacks.

– Do I have to download the video lessons to watch them?

No, all the videos are streamed directly to your device. You can watch them anywhere with an internet connection, at any time and as many times as you want.

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