2016 GRAMMY® nominee Judith Farmer is former principal bassoonist of the Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Camerata Academica Salzburg under Sandor Vegh. Critics have described her playing as “impeccable” (American Record Guide), “masterly” (Fanfare) and “brilliant” (Kronenzeitung, Austria). She has appeared as a soloist at the Salzburg Festival and has participated in chamber music festivals in Prussia Cove (UK), Martha’s Vineyard, MA and La Jolla, CA. Since moving to Los Angeles Ms. Farmer has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, also as guest associate principal. She has played on more than 200 motion picture scores and has recorded with artists such as Daft Punk, Josh Groban, Billy Childs, Barbra Streisand and Neil Young. Judith is currently a member of the Los Angeles Opera and the Pasadena Symphony Orchestras.  She teaches bassoon and chamber music at the University of Southern California.