Carol Rosing is a native of Portage, WI. She received her Bachelor of Music degree in Bassoon Performance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, studying with Richard Lottridge, and her Master of Music Degree and Professional Studies Degree in Bassoon Performance at the Manhattan School of Music, where she studied with David Carroll and Frank Morelli, respectively.
Carol is currently the principal bassoon in the Oshkosh Symphony, contrabassoon in the Madison Symphony, and second bassoon in the Wisconsin Wind Orchestra. In addition, she was the principal bassoon in the Beloit Janesville Symphony for 15 years, and has also performed with the Milwaukee Symphony, the Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra, Green Bay Symphony, Fox Valley Symphony, Dubuque Symphony, Wisconsin Philharmonic, Racine Symphony, Kenosha Symphony, Orchestra Iowa, and Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra. She has performed internationally with groups in England, Scotland, Austria, and Italy. Carol also has vast chamber music experience, having performed with numerous woodwind quintets, trios, and chamber ensembles over the years.
Carol currently serves as the Bassoon Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, as well as the Lecturer of Bassoon at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and the Bassoon Instructor at Beloit College. She also maintains a private teaching studio.