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Welcome to the online home of Thomas Kent Hurd, bassoonist and composer.

BREAKING NEWS

Boulder Bassoon Quartet Releases their Album, “From the Opposite Shore”
The group of which I’m a member released their very first album. The album features two of my own works written specifically for the group, as well as works by legendary jazz bassoonist Paul Hanson, and esteemed composer Dr. Rica Narimoto. Head over to the quartet’s web site to order your copy!

WHERE TO?

Bio
Read my bio right here.

Blog
News on the old bassoon playing and composition front can be found right here, along with the occasional random post, rant, etc.

Bassoon
Pages and posts specifically about playing, practicing, writing for, making reeds for, and ranting about the bassoon are all collected here.

Works
A list of my compositions, with recordings and sheet music links where available.

Contact
Get in touch with me.