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Double Reed Day at Butler University

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Register online now!

The sixth 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. 

View and share Double Reed Day informational flyer (coming soon!)

Featured guests:

Rock E BassoonRock E Bassoon
Rock band comprised of six bassoonists and a drummer. Musicians include:
Mark Ortwein, Acting Principal Bassoon, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra 
Mike Muszynski, Bassoon, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Doug Spaniol, Professor of Bassoon, Butler University
Matt Gutwein, freelance bassoonist, President and CEO of the Health and Hospital Corporation
Diana Ortega, freelance bassoonist
Kelly Swenson, freelance bassoonist (and Butler University alum!)


Jacqueline Leclair
Assistant Professor of Oboe, McGill University, Montreal


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.