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Archive for Saturday, September 24, 2005

Double Reed Festival coming to KU

September 24, 2005

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The fourth annual Double Reed Festival will be Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at Kansas University.

The festival offers performances and master classes dedicated to the oboe and bassoon. Guest musicians will be Nancy Ambrose King, oboe professor from the University of Michigan, and Jeff Keesecker, bassoon professor at Florida State University.

Performances include the Double Reed Ensemble at 7 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Lied Center lobby, followed by the KU Wind Ensemble performance.

The festival is free for Midwest Double Reed Society members, $25 for nonmembers and $15 for nonmember students. Registration for master classes and reed-making session is required.

For the oboe master class or reed-making sessions, contact Margaret Marco, KU associate professor of oboe, at mmarco@ku.edu. For the bassoon master class and reed-making session, contact Eric Stomberg, assistant professor of bassoon, at stomberg@ku.edu.

Information about registration, class schedules and more is available at http://www.ku.edu/cgiwrap/sfa/index.pl, then choose the "press releases" link.

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