Stephen Walt is Artist Associate of Bassoon, Director of Woodwind Chamber Music and a member of the Williams Chamber Players. He holds the B.A. degree from the University of Massachusetts (1970) and the M.A. from Kent State University (1974). Mr. Walt is principal bassoonist with the Berkshire Symphony, Albany Symphony and the Berkshire Bach Ensemble, and has performed with orchestras, chamber ensembles and opera companies throughout the United States. In addition, he is Artist-Teacher of Bassoon at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.