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Double reed players converge on campus for the S.C. Double Reed Day

Clinics, recitals and master classes offered on November 9

Double reed players of all ages and abilities will be on campus November 9, 2013 for the biennial South Carolina Double Reed Day at USC. Oboe and bassoon players will experience a day of clinics, recitals and master classes.

Activities and classes for beginning, intermediate and advanced reed players provide a full day of learning, listening and playing experiences. Students have the option of performing in a master class or attending as an observer.

Petrea Warneck, oboist and certified Alexander Technician, will present a class on Alexander Technique for double reed players. Double reed repair specialist Bruce McCall will be available for free instrument adjustments, minor repairs and major repair consultation. A limited number of appointments are available.

School of Music faculty members host the event, and USC professor Nagel, oboe, and professor Harley, bassoon, will present a recital for attendees. The event culminates with a double reed ensemble performance by all participants at 4:30 p.m. in the School of Music Recital Hall.

Featured vendors, bringing numerous instruments, music, reeds and accessories for trial and sale include Covey and Ramsay Oboes, Miller MarketingMusical Innovations and Pecknel Music.

Saturday, November 9, 2013
$35 registration covers all activities and lunch. Parents may attend for free.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.; activities begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude with the 4:30 performance.
Registration now available online! Walk-up registration is also available on November 9 beginning at 8:30 a.m.

South Carolina Double Reed Day is sponsored, in part, by Yamaha USA.

For more information: Rebecca Nagel or Michael Harley

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