Woodwind Day, February 21, 2016

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Thank you to our event sponsor, D'Addario

Event Description
Rutgers Woodwind Day 2016, an event for woodwind players and students of all ages and abilities, will be presented on Sunday, February 21, 2016, in the Marryott Music Building, Nicholas Music Center, and Mortensen Hall on the Douglass Campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick. The event is open to professionals, amateurs, students, teachers, parents, and music directors from the greater New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York areas.  

Meet and work with music faculty members of the Mason Gross School of the Arts: Kaoru Hinata, flute; Maureen Hurd, clarinet; Paul Cohen, saxophone; Andrew Adelson, oboe; and Christopher Wickham, bassoon. Hear performances by faculty as well as Mason Gross undergraduate and graduate music students. Participate in master classes, workshops, and performances.

Participants will have the opportunity to try and purchase a vast assortment of woodwind instruments and accessories. A master repair person will be on site all day for minor repairs. Registration fee is $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Parents/guardians attend free.

Threeds Oboe Trio 
Mark Snyder, Katie Scheele, and Kathy Halvorson
with Christof Knoche, bass clarinet (guest artist)

Schedule of Events
  • 8:30 a.m. Registration.
  • 9 a.m. Introduction.
  • 9:15 a.m. Concert featuring Mason Gross Faculty and Students and Guests including the New Jersey Youth Symphony Clarinet Ensemble.
  • 10:30 a.m. Mason Gross Faculty Master Classes with Kaoru Hinata (flute), Maureen Hurd (clarinet), Paul Cohen (saxophone), Christopher Wickham (bassoon), and Andrew Adelson (oboe).
  • 11:30 a.m. Presentation: Mark and Christina Sloss, Professional Wind Instrument Consultants of New Jersey: Selecting a New Instrument.
  • 12 p.m. Presentation: Jen Augello, Reserve Method Artist for D'Addario: Clinic/Trial on Reeds, Mouthpieces, and More.
  • 12:30 p.m.  Presentation: Rich Grossman: Working Effectively with your Private Instructor
  • 1 p.m.  Presentation: Clarinetist Larry Guy on Reeds.
  • 1:30 p.m.  Clarinet Master Class taught by Larry Guy.
  • 2:30 p.m.  Presentation: Threeds Oboe Trio: Entrepreneurship and Creativity in Programming.
  • 3 p.m.  Performance: Threeds Oboe Trio.
  • 4-5 p.m.  Exclusive exhibit time.

Larry Guy, clarinetist and Woodwind Day Guest Artist

WW Day 2016
Who should attend?
Woodwind enthusiasts – precollege, college, and adult
Students, parents, music directors, instructors
Sunday, February 21, 2016
8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Marryott Music Building, Nicholas Music Center & Mortensen Hall on the Douglass Campus, Rutgers University
Master classes, workshops, concerts, vendor displays and instrument repair opportunities 
Mason Gross Collegiate and Extension Division Faculty
Kaoru Hinata, flute
Maureen Hurd, clarinet
Paul Cohen, saxophone 
Christopher Wickham,bassoon
Andrew Adelson, oboe
Special guests
Larry Guy, clarinet
Threeds Oboe Trio with Christof Knoche, bass clarinet
Mark and Christina Sloss, Professional Wind Instrument Consultants of New Jersey
Jen Augello, Reserve Method Artist for D'Addario
Instrument and Accessory Vendors
RJ Music Group 
CW Reeds Bassoon Reeds
Elefante Music (also providing onsite repairs) 
Flute Pro Shop
Liberty Music
Silverstein Works Ligatures
$15 in advance; $20 at the door
Parents/guardians – no charge
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