Kittima Molee was taken under the wing of John Mostad, former principal bassoonist of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, in the beginning of her formal training in bassoon at the College of Music, Mahidol University. Eventually, Ms. Molee received both her undergraduate and graduate degree from the College of Music, Mahidol University and graduated with summa cum laude.
Following her academic excellence, Ms. Molee received a full scholarship from ASEA UNINET to further her studies at the Universität Mozarteum in Salzburg, where she performed regularly with the Bläserphilharmonie Mozarteum, Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg, Collegium Musicum Salzburg, and Traunstein Youth Symphony in Germany.
Ms. Molee’s regional performance experience came about in 2005, where she participated in the 12th World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles Conference at Singapore, performing as principal bassoonist with the International Youth Wind Orchestra. She has also named semi-finalist in the TEREM Crossover International Music Competition in St. Petersburg in 2010. Ms. Molee’s performs also as a chamber musician. She is a sought after bassoonist and performs regularly in Bangkok with the Sawasdee Woodwind Quintet, which she co-founded. The quintet has curated highly successful recitals in Thailand, Singapore, Macao, China, and Malaysia.
Ms. Molee strives to pass on to younger generations of what she has learned over the years and extended her musical career beyond performance into academia where Ms. Molee currently teaches as a bassoon instructor at her alma Mater – College of Music, Mahidol University. She also holds the position as associate principal bassoon of the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra.
Previously, Ms. Molee has been invited to be a guest instructor and hold masterclasses both nationally and internationally at the MCGP Youth Winds Ensemble, the Yala Municipality Youth Orchestra, Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music, Silapakorn Music Summer School, Yamaha-Rangsit Youth Wind Orchestra, Nontri Youth Wind Orchestra, the Singapore Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Singapore Double Reed Day and recently at the 6th Malaysia International Music Arts Festival 2019. She also has been invited to be a guest principal bassoon for Bandung Philharmonic Orchestra in Indonesia.
Throughout Ms. Molee’s musical career, she has studied with Christopher Schaub, Yoshinori Honda-Tominaga, Krekkrai Tangnoi, Elizabeth Shoemaker, and John Mostard.