Place of birth:
Gemert, The Netherlands
Employed with the Rotterdam Philharmonic since:
16th August 1988
A Hackel bassoon and a contrabassoon from the same maker. The latter was purchased by the Friends of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.
• Studied at the Brabants Conservatorium in Tilburg
• Studied at the Sweelinck Conservatorium in Amsterdam
• Founder and owner of ‘BassoonCane.com’ and ‘Fagotriet.nl’
• BassoonCane.com specializes in the import and sales of Arundo donax
Arundo donax is the indigenous reed that forms the raw material from which bassoon reeds are manufactured.
• The reed is imported and processed in-house with machinery that was developed for this purpose. The bassoon reeds are offered in various processing stages at www.bassooncane.com. Hans Wisse produces custom made bassoon reeds for (inter)national leading orchestras.