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New Zealand Double Reed Day 2011

Calling all oboe and bassoon players! The second New Zealand Double Reed Day is almost here! Auckland September 3, 2011 9:30am check-in 10am to 5pm This year we’re planning: chamber music for participants with professional coaches back-to-basics masterclasses for adult amateurs and students accompanied advanced masterclasses for oboe and bassoon Q & A panel with musicians and teachers oboe and bassoon reed classes student performances a recital by NZSO and APO musicians big double reed band vendors with double reed music and gear This year will be even better than last: piano accompaniment, new guest artists and coaches, new vendors, more performance opportunities, and a Q & A panel with musicians in all phases of their careers Guest artists: - Robert Orr and Peter Dykes of the NZSO - Martin Lee, Ingrid Hagan, and Rachel Guan of the APO Chamber music coaches: - Those listed above. - Gordon Skinner (Principal bassoon - emeritus, Sydney Symph

Bassoon Quartet Day

Come play bassoon quartets with other members!  Students and adults welcome.  Casey Gsell and Alison Jepson will be there to coach, and tea and scones provided.  Music will be provided beforehand, so sign up soon! June 18th, Auckland, 2pm to 4:30pm.  Email for details.