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KU's School of Music presents 10th Annual Double Reed Festival

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

LAWRENCE-The 10th annual University of Kansas Double Reed Festival will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2011, at the University of Kansas, presented in collaboration with the Midwest Double Reed Society.

World-renowned artists Benjamin Kamins, professor of bassoon at Rice University’s Shepherd School; Robert Stephenson, principal oboist with the Utah Symphony Orchestra; and Carlos Coelho of Carlos E. Coelho Woodwinds, will present master classes, clinics and performances. Events take place throughout the day and end with a gala recital featuring performances by visiting artists and KU faculty members Margaret Marco (oboe), Eric Stomberg (bassoon), and Ellen Bottorff (piano).

The festival is free for Midwest Double Reed Society members, $25 for non-members, and $15 for student non-members and senior citizens. For a complete schedule of events, please contact Margaret Marco, KU associate professor of oboe, at mmarco@ku.edu, or Eric Stomberg, KU associate professor of bassoon, at stomberg@ku.edu. Find out more at www.mdrs.org.

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