Keith Buncke, bassoon

Hometown: Lake Oswego, OR

Latest News

At age 22, Keith Buncke has been appointed principal bassoon of the Chicago Symphony! Learn more.

Meet Keith

Keith Buncke appeared on Show 234, recorded in May 2011, at age 17, and most recently on Highlight Show 24.

Program bio from Show 234:

Keith Buncke (bassoon), 17, lives in Lake Oswego, OR and attends the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan, where he studies bassoon with Eric Stomberg. Keith is a member of the Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra and a previous member of the Portland Youth Philharmonic. He’s attended multiple summer music programs including the Aspen Music Festival, the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, and the Interlochen Bassoon Institute. When he’s not playing music, Keith enjoys studying physics and math, and looks forward to sharing ideas with his peers.

Listen to Keith