Kathleen McLean – Bassoonist and Pedagogue

Welcome to the website of bassoonist and pedagogue Kathleen McLean, Associate Professor of Bassoon at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

Learn more about announcements of upcoming performances, archives of previous endeavors, full audio-visual gallery, and collections of downloadable pedagogical materials. You will also find links to her affiliated professional and education organizations.

1.Soprano’s Lament
Big Booster
concert march 28 2022

Kathleen McLean maintains an active schedule as both a performer and educator. Explore the links above to read her biography as well as more information about her teaching positions, orchestral career, and chamber music experiences.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Bassoons without Boarders
  • Join the 61st Season of the National Youth Orchestra Online
    This year will be an exciting new approach to the training program with the online components. This year there will be additional master classes with guest instructors. It will reach a much larger audience with being online and I’m really looking forward to collaborating with Michael Sundell & our talented group of bassoon students. Faculty Bios Kathleen McLean, Bassoon Michael … Read more
  • Upcoming Performance – Master Classes & Performance at Glickman/Popkin Bassoon Camp in North Carolina
    The Glickman/Popkin Bassoon Camp is a ten-day summer camp for bassoonists 18 years of age and above, of any skill level. I’m looking forward to participating again this year at the camp. Last year, because of Covid-19, everything unfortunately had to be cancelled. It could still be cancelled but we are assuming that things are good to go. It’s going … Read more
  • Upcoming Performances at the 2021 Festival of the Sound in Ontario, Canada
    I’m looking forward to spending this summer in Canada playing with so many great musical colleagues & musicians. Getting a chance to perform again after the Covid-19 situation will be a refreshing change. My friend and colleague James Campbell, retired Indiana University professor of clarinet, is the director of this awesome music festival. This annual classical music festival that occurs … Read more