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KU School of Music and Midwest Double Reed Society present the 11th Annual Midwest Double Reed Society Festival

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

LAWRENCE- The 11th Annual Midwest Double Reed Society/University of Kansas Double Reed Festival will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2012, at the University of Kansas.

World-renowned artists Nancy Ambrose King, professor of oboe at the University of Michigan, and Martin Kuuskmann, international bassoon soloist, will make appearances this year, presenting master classes and a joint recital. Additionally, Carlos Coelho of Carlos E. Coelho’s Woodwinds, Justin Miller of Miller Marketing, and Dan Willett, professor of oboe at the University of Missouri, will present clinics.

Events occur throughout the day on Saturday and end with a gala recital featuring guest artists King and Kuuskmann, who will be assisted by Margaret Marco, KU associate professor of oboe, Eric Stomberg, KU associate professor of bassoon, and Ellen Bottorff, KU piano lecturer. Events open to the public include:

Contact Professor Margaret Marco at mmarco@ku.edu or Professor Eric Stomberg at stomberg@ku.edu or visit the MDRS Facebook page with questions about these events.

Click here to view the event poster!

For more information, contact the KU School of Music for more information at 785-864-3436. MUSIC.KU.EDU.

  • Double Reed Festival Member Recital
    5:30 PM, Swarthout Recital Hall
    Saturday, October 13, 2012
    Admission Free


 

  • Double Reed Festival Guest Artist Recital featuring Nancy Ambrose King and Martin Kuuskmann
    7:30 PM, Swarthout Recital Hall
    Saturday, October 13, 2012
    Admission Free


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