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Double Reed Day at Butler University

Saturday, January 20, 2018

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The fifth annual Butler University Double Reed Day is open to oboists and bassoonists of all ages and levels as well as their parents, teachers, and friends. A highlight of the day will be the final concert at 4:00p.m. with all attendees performing in massed oboe, bassoon, and combined double reed ensembles. The event is presented by: Fox Products, Yamaha, and Butler University Bassoon Reed Company. 

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Featured guests:

William Short
Principal Bassoon of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra




John Dee
Professor of Oboe, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign




Candi Granlund
Band Director and Music Instructor at Sycamore School



Pam Ajango
Instructor of Oboe, Butler University; Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra



Doug Spaniol
Professor of Bassoon, Butler University; Yamaha Performing Artist

Sponsored by:

Schedule (subject to change)

All activities will take place in Schrott Center for the Arts unless otherwise noted.

9:00-10:00am Registration and time to visit vendor booths Lobby
10:00-10:45am Opening Recital Stage

Bassoons: Warm-up and rehearsal
Oboes: Warm-up and rehearsal

Green Room

Noon-1:30pm Lunch (on your own) and time to visit vendor booths  

Advanced Bassoons: Master class
Beginning and Intermediate Bassoons

Advanced Oboes: Master class
Beginning and Intermediate Oboes

Green Room
West Upper Lobby

East Upper Lobby

2:45-3:15pm Bassoon Ensemble Rehearsal
Oboe Ensemble Rehearsal
Green Room
3:30-3:45pm Combined Rehearsal Stage
4:00pm Closing Concert  Center Stage


Questions? Contact Professor Pam Ajango (oboe) at 317-940-9065 and Professor Doug Spaniol (bassoon) at 317-940-8368.