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Showing posts from April, 2013

Oboe Masterclass: Hansjorg Schellenberger

NZDRS Members' Social Evening

7pm Sunday 5 May Come along for dessert AND Watch the movie "The Making of West Side Story"  Email for more details

Australasian Conference: Adelaide

September 13-15 Elder Conservatorium, Adelaide University Adelaide, Australia P erformances, masterclasses, lectures, technical workshops, reed making . . . featuring . . . Nicholas Daniel (oboe), Nick Deutsch (oboe), Lyndon Watts (bassoon) & others . . . In partnership with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, the University of Adelaide and Elder Conservatorium, the ADRS is committed to bringing together the stakeholders in the musical life of Adelaide to celebrate, promote and inspire all levels of double reed playing. ADRS (South Australia) wants to showcase Adelaide and South Australia musically, culturally and gastronomically .... so expect some socialising featuring exceptionally fine wine and food!

Teaching the Beginner Oboist: The First Lesson

Alison works with  Rahul in the  demonstration lesson. A very successful session was held on Saturday 12 April. Thanks to Rahul from Aorere College, for being the "guinea pig" for this afternoon's workshop, "Teaching the First Lesson on Oboe". He was a perfect student and produced some very nice sounds. Great to see a whole range of oboists, including advanced students of all ages, a band director and an HOD come along to this session.

Performers' Evening May 2013

 One of the Performers' Evenings 2012 Next Performers' Evening   Wednesday 8 May    7.30pm  Philharmonia Hall,  427 Dominion Rd,  Auckland.  It is an informal occasion so come along and play something you are working on or a duet. If you have a group preparing for the chamber music competitions, why not use this opportunity for a first performance? BYO pianist if you need one. If you are doing a baroque piece, we can find a bassoonist to play the bass line with you. Sign up by Saturday 4 May   if you would like to play. You are very welcome to come and  listen, even if you are not performing. NZDRS Performers' Evenings are on the first Wednesday of each month.  All members are welcome to play (BYO pianist if you need one!).   Great for trying out exam or competition pieces or just having a performance to use as a goal to work towards. Informal, friendly and fun.

April Chamber Music

Our next chamber music club is on Saturday 27 April, 2.00 - 4.30pm .   Central Auckland venue   NZDRS members rates: adults $15, school and university students, $5.  Non members are invited to come along to one session at member's rates. Sign up (and pay!) by Thursday 18 April . Please pay into the NZDRS account:  01-1840-0028449-00.     Include your name/ chamber music club/month  No refunds, sorry. Lots of fun Professional coaching Music sent out in advance Get input into your playing Afternoon tea provided Make new friends Lots of interesting double reed music to play