Monday, 27 May 2013

Dates for your diary

September 28: Double Reed Day
Westlake Girls High School
Including master classes, double reed band, recital and more

June 22: Chamber Music Club.  Sign up by June 13
AND "Dozen a Day" warm up workshop with Peter Dykes (NZSO)
Our monthly chamber music club: on the 3rd Saturday of each month
Next meeting is: 3.00 - 5.30pm Saturday 22 June
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 13 June.
Please pay into the NZDRS account: 011840-0028449-00 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


A Dozen a Day” with PETER DYKES, associate principal oboe of NZSO 
2.00 - 3.00pm Saturday 22 June Venue TBC
A fun class looking at why we warm up, what we warm up, and how we warm up! Bring along your instrument if you are keen to be a guinea pig, there's no need to have anything prepared. The session will help players to analyse what aspects of their playing are important to have properly warmed up, and also to help develop a method of warming up as time-efficiently as possible in our busy schedules!'
Members: Free,  Non members: School and uni students $5, Adults $15


June 6: Performers' Evening - note this is on Thursday this time!  
An informal opportunity to play something you have been working on. 
Held at Philhamonia Hall, 427 Dominion Rd. 
Next one is: 7.30pm Thursday 6 June* *N.B change of date
Free to members. $10 non members.
Let us know by Wednesday 29 May if you need a pianist (there may be a small charge). 
Sign up by Saturday 1 June contactcamille@gmail.com



Sunday, 26 May 2013

Hansjorg Schellenberger

What an amazing afternoon!  
Thank you to: 
KGE Reeds,
 IRMTNZ: Auckland Branch, 
and APO for making this event possible.

Wednesday, 1 May 2013

May Chamber Music Club

Our next chamber music club is on Sunday May 19 2.00pm to 4.30pm
Central Auckland venue (tbc). 



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 9 May 
Please pay into the NZDRS account: 011840-0028449-00 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




This will be followed by a workshop, given by Casey Gsell,
 "Playing the Bassoon with Ease" 
which will help with posture and sound.







Please email: nzdoublereeds@gmail.com to register.