Double Reed Day Features Guest Musicians and Workshops at Denison
Date of Event: February 9, 2008
Posted: January 25, 2008 / Last Updated: January 28, 2008
The musical spotlight will shine on bassoons, oboes and English horns, the trio of often-neglected double reed instruments, for Double Reed Day on Denison’s campus. Denison instructors and professional musicians from the Midwest will showcase these instruments from 1 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, in the Burke Recital Hall (240 West Broadway) and Burton Hall (241 West College). The event is free and open to the public.
Double Reed Day will include master classes, maintenance demonstrations, presentations on performance anxiety, warm-up techniques and short recitals by guest musicians Jeannette Bittar, guest principal oboist with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra in Minnesota, and by George Sakakeeny, professor of bassoon at Oberlin Conservatory. The event is sponsored by Denison affiliate instructors Steve Rosenberg, instructor of oboe, and Jethro Woodson, instructor of bassoon.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville—The Denison Music Department features guest musicians and workshops for Double Reed Day, 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9, Burke Recital Hall (240 W. Broadway) and Burton Hall (241 W. College St.). Free and open to the public. To confirm, call 740-587-6220.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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