Double Reed Day

UWM double reed day

Saturday November 3, 2018 (9am–5pm)

Location: Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts
Questions: psoa-doublereed@uwm.edu

Double Reed Day is open to double reed players of all ages and levels. Join the UWM Music Department’s double reed faculty and your fellow players for a day of master classes, workshops, and faculty and ensemble performances. Enjoy a pizza lunch, raffle, and presentation by our vendors. Take time to browse the double reed vendors, try new bassoons and oboes, sight read with other participants, try an English Horn or Contrabassoon, and end the day with a recital featuring UWM faculty and the Double Reed Day Ensemble.

Registration & Fee

Fee: $30 (Preregistration is encouraged!)

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Hosted by

UWM Faculty and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra members
Katherine Young Steele, oboe, and Beth Giacobassi, bassoon

Schedule of Events

9:00-9:30 Registration (Zelazo Center Room 171)
9:30-10:30 Double Reed Choir Rehearsal
10:30-11:45 Performance Master Class
11:45-12:15 Presentation by Exhibitors
12:15-1:00 Lunch (provided)/Campus Tour/Raffle Drawings
1:00-2:00 Lecture/Reed Master Classes
2:00-2:45 Exhibits Open
Try the English Horn and Contrabassoon!
Sight-reed with your friends!
2:45-3:30 Double Reed Choir Rehearsal
3:30-4:00 Exhibits Open/Break
(parents are encouraged to return to meet students, visit exhibits)
4:00-5:00 Recital featuring UWM students, faculty, and all participants in Double Reed Choir

Vendors (subject to change)

  • Carlos Coelho Woodwinds (oboes and English horns)
  • Carl’s Pro Band featuring Fox Bassoons
  • Miller Marketing featuring Moosmann bassoons
  • OboeChicago with owner, Shawna Lake
  • White House of Music with repairman, Ned Nagy
  • Brass Bell
  • Handmade reeds, supplies, instruments, music, and much more!

General Information

Maps and Directions

Visit uwm.edu/map for map and directions to campus.  All Double Reed Day events are held in the UWM Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts (with the exception of the walking campus tour).

Parking

You are encouraged to use metered street parking or metered parking in the lot immediately south of the Zelazo Center.  There is additional parking in the underground parking garage at the UWM Union.

Music

Double Reed Choir music will be assigned to students based on years of study.  All music will be furnished by the UWM Band Department. Students must provide their own pencils and all other necessary equipment for rehearsals.

Lunch

Lunch will be provided to all registered participants!