Woodwind Day, October 23, 2016

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Thank you to our event sponsor, D'Addario

Event Description

Please join us for our annual Rutgers Woodwind Day featuring our guest artist, flutist Mimi Stillman, and Mason Gross School of the Arts faculty and students in recitals and master classes. The event occurs on the Douglass Campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ in the Marryott Music BuildingNicholas Music Center, and Robert E. Mortensen Hall.

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

The event is open to professionals, amateurs, students, teachers, parents, and music directors from the greater New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York areas. All woodwind enthusiasts (professionals, and amateurs of all ages and abilities) are encouraged to attend and to play in master classes.
This event may be used for professional development by public school instructors.  Teachers may request a certificate from the Mason Gross Extension Division documenting their participation in this event.
Participants will have the opportunity to try and purchase a vast assortment of woodwind instruments and accessories. A master repair person from Elefante Music will be on site to make minor repairs free of charge. Registration fee is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Parents/guardians attend free.

Guest Artist: Mimi Stillman, flute

Schedule of Events

  • 11:15 a.m. - Registration
  • 11:30 p.m. - Introduction and Faculty/Student Showcase Concert
  • 1 p.m. - Mason Gross Faculty Master Classes (Bart Feller and Kaoru Hinata, Flute; Andrew Adelson and Erin Banholzer, Oboe; Maureen Hurd, Clarinet; Paul Cohen, Saxophone)
  • 2 p.m. - Mimi Stillman, Flute, Guest Master Class
  • 2 p.m. - Oscar Petty, Oboe, Doctor of Musical Arts degree candidate Lecture-Recital
  • 3 p.m. - Mason Gross Faculty Master Class (Roger Nye, Bassoon)
  • 3:30 p.m. - D’Addario Presentation: Clarinet and Saxophone Reeds, Mouthpieces, and More
  • 5 p.m. - Mimi Stillman, Flute, Guest Recital

Erin Banholzer, Oboe
Mason Gross Collegiate and Extension Division Faculty Member

Vendors, 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Mason Gross School of the Arts
  • Mason Gross Extension Division
  • Flute Pro Shop
  • D'Addario
  • Elefante Music--Also providing free minor onsite repairs
  • Woodwind Workshop (Kristin Bertrand)
  • CW Reeds

Bart Feller, Flute
Mason Gross School of the Arts Faculty Member

WW Day, Fall 2016
Who should attend?
Woodwind enthusiasts – precollege, college, and adult
Students, parents, music directors, instructors
Sunday, October 23, 2016
11:15 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 
Special Guest
Mimi Stillman, flute
Mason Gross Collegiate and Extension Division Faculty
Bart Feller, flute
Kaoru Hinata, flute
Andrew Adelson, oboe
Erin Banholzer, oboe
Maureen Hurd, clarinet
Roger Nye, bassoon
Paul Cohen, saxophone 
Mark and Christina Sloss, Professional Wind Instrument Consultants of New Jersey
Jen Augello, Reserve Method Artist for D'Addario
$20 in advance; $25 at the door
Parents/guardians – no charge