Master Class Schedule
All Master Classes are in Shattuck Hall, Room 156, except where noted.
There are available openings in both oboe and bassoon classes. Applications will continue to be accepted.
The following Master Classes are offered:
Robert Morgan - Bach Cantatas (Wednesday, June 21st, 9:00 am)
A master class devoted to 4 significant Bach Cantata arias for oboe and english horn. Each oboist would get up to 15' to perform.
BWV 1, Wie Schon Leuchtet der Morgenstern for english horn
BWV 21, Ich Hatte Viel Bekummerniss for oboe
BWV 82, Ich Hab Genug for oboe
BWV 202, Weichet Nur, Betrubte Schatten for oboe
Aaron Hill - Ferling Etudes (Thursday, June 22nd, 9:00 am)
3-4 performers playing a single etude each
Thomas Gallant - Mozart Oboe Quartet (Friday, June 23rd, 1:00 pm)
A class on learning and performing the Mozart oboe quartet. Open to college age students and older.
Christian Schmitt - French Sonatas (Friday, June 23rd, 2:30 pm)
For advanced oboe students. A pianist will be required. Suggested repertoire:
Sonatas for Oboe and Piano by Dutilleux, Poulenc, Sancan, Saint-Saëns, & Koechlin;
Messiaen: Vocalise-Etude, No. 151
Alex Klein - Oboe (Saturday, June 24th, 9:00 am)
3-4 performers; any oboe repertoire
Marc Vallon - French Solo Bassoon Music: Why It Doesn't Sound the Way It Looks (Thursday, June 22nd, 10:30 am)
John Miller - Hummel Concerto for Bassoon (Thursday, June 22nd, 3:30 pm)
Gabe Beavers - How Is Your Double-Tongue? [Orchestra Excerpts] (Friday, June 23rd, 9:00 am)
Beethoven Symphony No. 4, Mozart Symphony No. 35, Mozart Symphony No. 41, Smetana Overture to The Bartered Bride
Leonard Hindell - Bassoons in Unison, Octaves, and Duets [Orchestra Excerpts] (Saturday, June 24th, 1:00)
The students will be asked to take turns playing each part and discuss the various differences , musically and psychologically, involved in playing each part. Repertoire: Tchaikovsky Symphony No 6., IV; Sibelius Symphony No. 2, II; Ravel Rhapsody Espagnol, cadenza; Stravinsky Octet Finale; Mozart Overture to The Magic Flute
BASSOON or OBOE (Bring your instrument and creative spirit.)
Michael Rabinowitz - Jazz Swing Articulation (Saturday, June 24th, 3:00 pm)
Thom Priest - Improvisation in the Private Studio (Thursday, June 22nd, 1:00 pm)
Participants will be able to engage in improvisation in a "safe setting" to develop their musicianship and pedagogical skills. Everybody should bring an instrument for this fun approach to improvisation.