18th  Annual Double Reed Day

Colin Maier · Oboe

Robert Williams · Bassoon 

February 7, 2015

Fresno State

Department of Music    




Coordinators: Larry Gardner, bassoon (559) 259-9081 larryg@csufresno.edu
  Rachel Aldrich, oboe (559) 246-1079 raldrich@csufresno.edu

The 18th  Annual Double Reed Day is designed for oboe and bassoon players of all ages and abilities (beginning to advanced players).  The public is invited to attend the concert; $10 general, $5 senior & student.  Admission to individual sessions is $15.  The Double Reed Day registration fee is $50. Early registration must be recieved by January 26, 2015 and is $40.  Cancellations after January 30, 2015 are non-refundable.  Double Reed Ensemble music will be available at the registration table on February 7.


8:00 AM


Registration, Pick up Double Reed Ensemble music

9:00 AM


Oboe Session I: What are the rules to live performance, how do we connect with the audience, playing versus entertaining and why are we there in the first place. – Colin Maier
Bassoon Session I: Group Warm-up: Breathing and Tone
Production Robert Williams

10:00 AM


Exhibits open

10:30 AM


Oboe Session II: Playing a single instrument vs. being a multi instrumentalist, memorization/improvisation, entrepreneurship and dealing with your fears – Colin Maier
Bassoon Session II: Herzberg Fundamentals for Reeds and
– Robert Williams

12:00 PM


Lunch on your own

1:30 PM


Oboe: Master Class–Colin Maier
Bassoon:  Master Class –Robert Williams

3:00 PM



3:15 PM


Rehearsal:  Double Reed Ensemble

4:15 PM


Free time

5:00 PM


Exhibits close

5:30 PM


Recital:  Colin Maier, Oboe; Robert Williams, Bassoon; Double Reed Ensemble

If you have questions or are interested in playing in a master class, please call or email Rachel Aldrich at (559) 246-1079  (E-mail raldrich@csufresno.edu),or Larry Gardner at (559) 259-9081 (E-mail at larryg@csufresno.edu).

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