Double Reed Day

Sunday 5th February

Venue: Kinson Community Centre, Millhams Rd, Pelhams Park, Bournemouth BH10 7LH

Time: 10-4.30

Please arrive for registration at 10. The day will kick off with a tutors’ concert at 10.20.

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The double reed day is kindly supported by John Packer Ltd, the shop will also be attending the day to support all double reed players. Do come and say hello!

New to the double-reed or tempted to give it a go.

For anyone who may be interested in learning a double-reed instrument; children and adults alike. A specialist will be on hand with oboes and bassoons for you to try. We can give you information about finding a teacher and hiring an instrument through SoundStorm Music Hub; teacher lists and plenty of other advice about these unusual instruments. Stay to hear the tutor performances and ensembles if you would like to.

Bassoonist and Oboists Already Playing!

We have a wonderful day lined up with a tutors’ performance, masterclasses and playing in a massed ensemble.

Come along to Kinson Community Centre for a day of all things double reed with:

  • Edward Kay (Principal Oboe, BSO)
  • Holly Randall (2nd Oboe & Cor Anglais, BSO)
  • Tammy Thorn (Principal Bassoon, BSO)
  • Emma Selby (2nd Bassoon, BSO)
Kindly supported by the British Double Reed Society
Kindly supported by the British Double Reed Society
  • Adults £15
  • Under 18s £5  – accompanying adult goes free
    Includes: Tutors’ performance, attending masterclasses as a spectator, playing in a massed ensemble, try an instrument.
Kindly supported by the Rotary Club
Kindly supported by the Rotary  International

Masterclass or workshop participation:

  • Adults £30 (includes entry fee)
  • Under 18s £20 (includes entry fee, accompanying adult free)

The masterclasses & workshops must be booked in advance, please use our sign up form below as soon as possible, places are limited!

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Feedback from our double reed day
Double Reed Day Recital - Our next event is our Double reed day which takes place on Sunday 5th February 2017 Anyone is welcome to come and just watch, listen and learn. Adult: £15 Senior citizen: £10 Under 18: £5 (accompanied adult free) The day includes a recital from members of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Wind section: Paul Carr Divertimento for … Continue reading Double Reed Day Recital
Double reed day: limited places remaining - Although the masterclass is now sold out it’s not too late to sign up to take part in an ensemble or to try an instrument. You don’t need to be a player already, if you are interested in trying out an unusual instrument, then here is your chance! Come along to the Dorset Double Reed … Continue reading Double reed day: limited places remaining
Double reed day, a taster! - Here’s a quick video of our double reed day tutors rehearsing last week to whet your appetite for the double reed workshop. For more information visit the double reed day page here
Double reed day timetable - The timetable is currently being put together and when accurate numbers are known more details will follow so keep checking back here regularly. So far the timetable is: 10-4.30pm 10-10:20 registration 10:20 welcome and tutors’ concert
Double reed day supported by Wonderful winds - We would like to extend our thanks to Wonderful Winds for providing our ensemble music for the double reed day. This will allow the tutors and participants to take part in a wide variety of musical activities, for which we would like to thank them.
Try an Oboe or a Bassoon - If you are interested in trying out an unusual instrument, then here is your chance! Come along to the Dorset Double Reed Day on Sunday 5th February, 10-4:30 at the Kinson Community Centre. You will have a chance to hear these wonderful instruments in action in a concert given by the tutors. All four tutors … Continue reading Try an Oboe or a Bassoon