Bassoons

Rian Craypo

Principal
Stewart Orton Chair

Principal bassoonist Rian Craypo has been with the Houston Symphony since 2007. Born in Virginia, she moved...

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Eric Arbiter

Associate Principal
American General Chair

Eric Arbiter was born in Yonkers, New York in 1950. He has played with the Houston Symphony as Associate Principal bassoonist since 1974 and performed...

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Elise Wagner

Elise has been a member of the Houston Symphony since August 2008. Born in a small town... 

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J. Jeff Robinson

Bassoon and Contrabassoon

Jeff Robinson studied bassoon with Rufus Olivier of the San Fransisco Opera Orchestra and later with K. David Van Hoesen at the Eastman School of Music...

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