Woodwind Day, October 23, 2016

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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, Erin Banholzer, and Oscar Petty, 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.

Schedule of Events

  • 11:15 a.m. - Registration (Lobby/Foyer between Rehearsal Hall 104 and Nicholas Music Center stage door)
  • 11:30 p.m. - Introduction and Faculty/Student Showcase Concert (Shindell Choral Hall, Mortensen Hall) 
  • 1 p.m. - Mason Gross Faculty Master Classes
    • Bart Feller and Kaoru Hinata, Flute (Shindell Choral Hall, Mortensen Hall)
    • Andrew Adelson and Erin Banholzer, Oboe (Marryott Music Building 109)
    • Maureen Hurd, Clarinet (Bauer Music Room, Mortensen Hall) 
    • Paul Cohen, Saxophone (Schare Recital Hall, Marryott Music Building) 
  • 2 p.m. - Mimi Stillman, Flute, Guest Master Class (Shindell Choral Hall, Mortensen Hall) 
  • 2 p.m. - Oscar Petty, Oboe, Doctor of Musical Arts degree candidate Lecture-Recital (Voorhees Chapel)
  • 3 p.m. - Roger Nye, Bassoon, Mason Gross Faculty Master Class (Bauer Music Room, Mortensen Hall)
  • 3:30 p.m. - D’Addario Presentation: Clarinet and Saxophone Reeds, Mouthpieces, and More (Shindell Choral Hall, Mortensen Hall)
  • 5 p.m. - Mimi Stillman, Flute, Guest Recital (Shindell Choral Hall, Mortensen Hall)

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


Vendors, 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. in Rehearsal Hall 104 

  • 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 
$20 in advance; $25 at the door
Parents/guardians – no charge

Guest Artist: Mimi Stillman, flute