Meet the Instruments
Meet the Bass
PSO bassist, Margaret Ann Metcalf introduces you to the bass, the lowest member of the string family.
How to Make a French Horn
PSO horn player Kevin Owen takes you through his home studio where he not only practices, but also builds real French horns
Meet the Bassoon
Meet PSO Principal Bassoonist Janet Polk as she takes you on a guided tour of her favorite instrument, the bassoon! How big is a bassoon? How does it make sound? What does it sound to play a song on the bassoon? Watch to find out!
Meet the Cello
Meet PSO cellist Dick Noyes and he takes you on a guided tour of one of the orchestra most versatile and beautiful instruments, the cello. You will learn about the different parts of the instrument, how instruments in the string family make sound, and even a special song that you can sing along with!
Meet the French Horn
Kevin Owen of the PSO horn section takes you on a guided tour of of the oldest and most powerful instruments, the french horn. You will learn about the different parts of the instrument, how instruments in the brass family make sound, and some special techniques that horn players use to create a wide variety of colors and sounds in the orchestra!
Meet the Oboe
In this video, PSO Principal Oboe Amanda Hardy takes you three all of the parts of the oboe including how reeds are made.