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March 1 - 2, 2014
Carmel College
Shakespeare Rd
Carmel College has a new performing arts centre with an excellent auditorium and comfortable foyer and practice areas.

Elise Millman

Eve Newsome

We are very pleased to announce that Eve Newsome, Oboist from Brisbane, and Elise Millman, Bassoonist from Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, are our guest tutors for Double Reed Weekend. 

The weekend is for everyone- all ages and stages!

 Extra Information
·       Double reed band
NZDRS has commissioned a new work by NZ composer Anthony Young, especially for our 2014 weekend. There will be parts for oboe, oboe d’amore, cor anglais, bassoon and contra bassoon. The composer will rehearse and direct the first performance at the closing concert. Download your part from our website. from 17 February 2014
Participants will get the chance to play in groups with other players of their level, coached by professional double reed players
·        Public Recital
On Saturday evening, there will be a recital from our guest artists and professional double reed players from around NZ. Works include the Poulenc Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano. Free to weekend participants
·        Fun activities
Including Long note competition, Reed darts, Sports, Have a go on an oboe or bassoon, Reed sculptures

This weekend would not be possible without generous support from our sponsors. 
Please visit their websites.  (Click on the links on the right)

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