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New Zealand Double Reed Day 2011


Sat 3 Sep 2011, 9:30am–5:00pm

Where: St Cuthbert's College, 122 Market Rd, Greenlane, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $60.00
  • Student: $40.00
  • Family/school: $80.00
  • Additional fees may apply


Listed by: nzdoublereeds

Calling all oboe, cor anglais, oboe d'amore, bassoon and contrabassoon players! The second New Zealand Double Reed Day is almost here!

- Chamber music for participants with professional coaches.
- Back-to-basics masterclasses for adult amateurs and students.
- Accompanied advanced masterclasses for oboe and bassoon.
- Q & A panel with musicians and teachers.
- Oboe and bassoon reed classes.
- Student performances.
- A recital by NZSO and APO musicians.
- Big double reed band.
- Vendors with double reed music and gear.
- An instrument repair specialist to look over your instrument.

Guest artists:
- Robert Orr and Peter Dykes of the NZSO.
- Martin Lee, Ingrid Hagan, and Rachel Guan of the APO.

Chamber music coaches:
- Those listed above.
- Gordon Skinner (Principal bassoon - emeritus, Sydney Symphony Orchestra), Ruth Brinkman (APO), Philippa Gravatt, Casey Gsell, Alison Jepson.

Last year we had 60 people attend, and this year will be bigger and better. To see some of the fun we had last year, check out our photos at

See you there!

Pre-registration required. For entry form, email Entry form due August 20. Late registration may be possible.

Proudly sponsored by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.

The New Zealand Double Reed Society (NZDRS) is the fastest growing and largest branch of the Australasian Double Reed Society (ADRS). The ADRS is a non-profit organisation which promotes and enhances knowledge of double reed instruments (oboe and bassoon family). The ADRS encourages performance, education and interaction between double reed players of all standards, and maintains close links with similar societies throughout the world.

Fees include a year's membership, including a print journal and discounts to future events.

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