Patricia Rogers, bassoon, received a bachelor of music degree from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where she studied with Otto Eifert. She has been principal bassoonist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra since 1976. Ms. Rogers has performed as a soloist with the MET Orchestra on numerous occasions in the United States and Europe, in Mozart's Concerto for Bassoon, K.191, and in Haydn's Sinfonia Concertante, Op.84. She has appeared in recitals at the Interlochen Arts Academy and at the convention of the International Double Reed Society. An active chamber musician, she performs frequently with Maestro James Levine and the MET Chamber Ensemble in New York. She appeared at the Marlboro Festival from 1981 to 1983 and can be heard on recordings from Marlboro. Ms. Rogers has given master classes throughout the United States. From 2000 to 2006, she was a woodwind coach at the Verbier Festival in Switzerland. She is also on the faculty of The Juilliard School, Mannes College the New School for Music, and Manhattan School of Music.