Some good people to know, and other links:
Ryan Simmons, a professional bassoonist with the San Diego Symphony, also owns a local repair shop called RS Woodwinds, and specializes in repairs on many woodwinds. I personally recommend him for any repairs you need to your instrument. Please let him know I recommended you!
The Left Coast Quintet is the premier event music ensemble in Southern California. They are available for weddings, corporate functions, fundraisers, and house parties. You can also visit their facebook site: The Left Coast Quintet on Facebook
Dan's bassoon of choice, Fox products, made here in the USA! Great range of professional and amateur bassoons.
If you are in search of lessons on any woodwind instrument in San Diego, I recommend Dave Burnett. He plays sax and flute with the Left Coast Quintet, and we have performed together regularly on bassoon at various symphony events.
San Diego’s Mainly Mozart Festival is one of North America’s top music destinations. Mainly Mozart provides uncompromising commitment to delivering unparalleled experiences through eclectic venues and events.
ACMP - The Chamber Music Network. Founded as a non-profit organization in 1947, the Associated Chamber Music Players is a non-profit organization that facilitates informal music-making both locally and internationally.
Villa Musica is a great community music center which offers classes and programs for student musicians.
The City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture serves in an advisory capacity to the Mayor and City Council on promoting, encouraging and increasing support for the region's artistic and cultural assets, integrating arts and culture into community life and showcasing San Diego as an international tourist destination.
Since 1941, the La Jolla Music Society has put on a number of events and concerts each year that focus on a dynamic range of performing arts.