On Saturday, November 8th, 2014, the Simpson College Department of Music will host its second annual Single Reed Symposium. This day will include many activities for high-school, college, recreational and professional level saxophonists and clarinetists. Master Classes, ensemble choirs, recitals, exhibits (Randy Jones of Tenor Madness) and many guest and featured artists including the New Third Stream Quartet will make this a day to remember!
Directions to the event: Paste "Amy Robertson Music Center, N Buxton St, Indianola, IA" into Google Maps!
This event is free, but participants are asked to pre-register
12:30PM - Welcome mingle and registration/check in
1:00PM - Opening Potpourri Concert - LEKBERG HALL
1:45PM-2:30PM - Lecture/Demonstration A: Jazz Style and Improvisation - Members of the New Third Stream Quartet
1:45PM-2:30PM - Lecture/Demonstration B: Historical clarinets and more - Clarinet guest artist TBA.
2:45-3:30PM - Sax/Clarinet Choir rehearsals directed by Dr. Mike Eckerty and Ben Thompson (Saxes in Lekberg, clarinets in Duncan).
3:45-4:45PM - Clarinet/Saxophone MasterClasses
Saxophone Master Class with members of the New Third Stream Quartet and Clarinet Guest Artist TBA
All saxophonists accompanied by TBA
1. SAXOPHONE TBA
2. SAXOPHONE TBA
3. SAXOPHONE TBA
4. SAXOPHONE TBA
All clarinetists accompanied by TBA
1. CLARINET TBA
2. CLARINET TBA
3. CLARINET TBA
4. CLARINET TBA
6:00-7:00PM - Supper break
7:00-8:00PM - Evening Concert featuring Clarinet Guest Artist TBA and the New Third Stream Quartet - LEKBERG HALL
Confirmed guest artists include:
Dave Camwell - Associate Professor at Simpson College and Director of SRS
Kariann Voigts - Instructor of Clarinet at Simpson College
NST Members include:
Rick VanMatre - University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
James Bunte - University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of MusicPeter Sommer - Colorado State University
Jim Romain - Drake University
Kristen McKeon - D'Addario Artistic Director