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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!

September 3, 2011
9:30am check-in
10am to 5pm

This year we’re planning:
chamber music for participants with professional coachesback-to-basics masterclasses for adult amateurs and studentsaccompanied advanced masterclasses for oboe and bassoonQ & A panel with musicians and teachersoboe and bassoon reed classesstudent performancesa recital by NZSO and APO musiciansbig double reed bandvendors with double reed music and gearThis 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 Symphony Orchestra), Ruth Brinkman (APO), Philippa Gra…

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.