Carol Rossing (bassoon/contrabassoon) is a native of Portage, WI. She received her Bachelor of Music degree in Bassoon Performance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, studying with Richard Lottridge and a Master's Degree and Professional Studies Degree in Bassoon Performance at the Manhattan School of Music, where she studied with David Carroll and Frank Morelli, respectively.
Carol is currently the principal bassoonist in the Oshkosh Symphony and in the Beloit/Janesville Symphony, and is the contrabassoonist in the Madison Symphony. In addition, she has performed with the Milwaukee Symphony, the Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra, the Green Bay Symphony, the Fox Valley Symphony, the Dubuque Symphony, the Waukesha Symphony, and the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra. Carol also has vast chamber music experience, having played with numerous woodwind quintets, trios, and chamber ensembles over the years.
In addition to teaching at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Carol is also on the faculty at Beloit College and maintains a private teaching studio.