Denison Faculty and Guests Host Double Reed Classes, Workshops
Date of Event: January 20, 2006
Posted: January 9, 2006
Denison University's Department of Music presents Double Reed Day, a day of special activities for oboists, bassoonists and music educators, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday (Jan. 20) at Burke Hall. Admission is free and a complimentary pizza lunch will be provided.
Double Reed Day will include master classes, recitals, and a broad range of workshops, including sessions on breathing, body alignment and body mapping for woodwind players, reed making and warm up techniques for oboists, and reed maintenance and practice techniques for bassoonists. A number of exhibitors will be on hand with sheet music, reed making equipment and instruments. In addition musicians will be able to schedule time to have a repair specialist check their instruments for minor adjustment and repairs. The event will end with a Double Reed Choir Play-In Extravaganza.
Events will be coordinated by the double reed faculty at Denison University, including Steve Rosenberg, oboe, and Jethro Woodson, bassoon. Guest artists and experts who will participate include; Donna Conaty, professor of oboe at Ohio University; Lecolion Washington, professor of bassoon at the University of Memphis; Lea Pearson, Andover educator and body mapping specialist; Dr. J. Ernest Wells, Common Sense Chiropractic Center; and Vickie Ball-Seiter, woodwind repair specialist.
To register for Double Reed Day at Denison University or for further information call the Department of Music at (740) 587-6220.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville -- Double Reed Day master classes, recitals, and workshops for oboe and bassoon players and music educators; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday (Jan. 20), Burke Hall (240 W. Broadway). To register for this free day, call 740-587-6220.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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