Lynette Pralle received her Bachelor of Music degree in performance from DePaul University where she was a student of Willard Elliot.  She continued her studies with Lewis Kirk and John Gaudette.  Ms. Pralle is principal bassoon with the Harper Symphony Orchestra, and second bassoon in the New Philharmonic and Light Opera Works.   She has been a soloist with the Harper Symphony Orchestra, Northwest Indiana Symphony, and the Chicago Civic Orchestra.  Lynette has played bassoon and contrabassoon with the Elmhurst Symphony, Northwest Indiana Symphony, Elgin Symphony Orchestra, and Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra.