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Double Reed Weekend

Only a couple of days to go...

Remember to bring:

Your instrument and reedsA NAMED music standYour music for Double Reed Band (downloadable on the post below)Some money for lunch
Dinner on Saturday night has been booked for 7.30pm at a great place in Takapuna: The Elephant Wrestler. We have our own space, not in amongst everyone else!

On arrival at Carmel College, you will receive a welcome pack which includes a booklet with all the information you will need. Make sure you get yours!

Here is the current version of the timetable: (this is in the booklet so you don't need to print it out!)


DOUBLE REED WEEKEND

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





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! Click HERE to fill in the online application form.


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.  www.nzdrs.org.nz from 17 February 2014 Ensembles 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 evenin…

DOUBLE REED WEEKEND Parts for Double Reed Band

Here are the parts for the Double Reed Band.  Please print off your own copy and bring to the Double Reed Weekend. 
***Make sure you read  the performance notes below from Anthony Young.***

The Score if you'd like to have a look!
Oboe d'Amore
Oboe 3
Oboe 2
Oboe 1
Cor Anglais
Contra Bassoon
Bassoon 3
Bassoon 2
Bassoon 1
Suite for Double Reed Band by Anthony Young Performance notes for First Draft (13/2/14)
Please be aware that there maybe a few alterations and changes on the 1st March in rehearsals. This has been a challenging ensemble to write for, and I cannot be sure of being certain of every detail of the mechanics of double reed instruments.  If something seems too difficult or unidiomatic, please don’t fret: it may very well be changed during the rehearsal. 
2ND MOVEMENT There is a solo for oboe d’amore at the start. The following instructions mean:  • Colour trill – creating the a trill without pitch change by trilling with a finger that doesn’t change the pitch, though possibly shifting i…