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Lorée Oboe Day Extravaganza!

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Register online now!

Attention registrants: The Oboe Day information packet distributed via email on Wednesday morning, November 20. You can see the full packet here as well: Lorée Oboe Day Info Packet 

Join us for the first ever Butler University Lorée Oboe Day Extravaganza! The event is free and open to all. Activities will include master classes, sampling/purchasing instruments, reed-making workshop, instrument repair and maintenance tips, and performances.

Featured Guests:

Alain de GourdonAlain de Gourdon
President, F. Lorée Paris








Carlos CoelhoCarlos Coelho
Master Oboe Repairman
Authorized Instrument Dealer, F. Lorée Paris






Linda StrommenLinda Strommen
Professor of Oboe
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music








Pamela Ajango
Instructor of Oboe, Butler University
Oboe Day Host


John DeeJohn Dee
University of Illinois




Courtney MillerCourtney Miller
University of Iowa



Lisa KozenkoLisa Kozenko
Ball State University




Sponsored by:

Carlos Coelho Woodwinds Logo

 F. Lorée Paris

Schedule (subject to change)

All activities will take place in Robertson Hall on the campus of Butler University unless otherwise noted.

9:00-10:00 AM Check-in/Registration
Visit Lorée booths and meet Alain de Gourdon and Carlos Coehlo
10:00-10:30 AM Opening Recital
10:30-11:15 AM History of Lorée Presentation and Q&A with Alain de Gourdon, President of F. Lorée Paris
11:15 AM-1:00 PM

Master Classes (choose one)​:

  • Advanced (college) with Linda Strommen
  • Intermediate (middle/high school) with Pam Ajango


Visit Lorée booths/try instruments

12:45-2:00 PM Lunch break (on your own; on-campus options available)
2:00-2:30 PM Group rehearsal for participants in the closing recital -OR-
Visit Lorée booths/try instruments
2:30-3:30 PM Group Masterclass with Midwest Oboe Collective members -OR-
Visit Lorée booths/try instruments
3:30-4:15 PM

Choice of activities/workshops:

  • Reeds Workshop with John Dee
  • "How to Teach Young Oboists" with Pam Ajango
  • Audition Preparation Workshop with Courtney Miller
  • "Career Possibilities for Oboists: Find a Path that Feeds Your Soul and Pays the Bills" with Lisa Kozenko
  • Visit Lorée booths/try instruments
4:30-5:00 PM

Closing Recital followed by Dessert Reception**
**Generously sponsored by Carlos Coehlo Woodwinds