Guildhall BIG Double Reed Day


Guildhall BIG Double Reed Day

Sunday 15th October


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Events include:

Masterclasses on solo pieces

Ensemble workshops in small groups, playing alongside tutors

Workshops on performance confidence

Free classes on emergency quick fixes for instrument repair and reeds designed for parents

Reed classes

Pedagogy discussion sessions for teachers

Learn and play alongside world-leading Guildhall tutors:

Alison Teale, Dan Jemison, Gordon Hunt, Helen Storey, Richard Ion, Steven Hudson, Fraser MacAulay, Bob Porter, Rachel Broadbent, Rosie Cow, Rebecca Wood, Adrian Rowlands and Stuart Russell. 

Guest tutors include Michal Rogalski and Jessica Mogridge

The day ends with a grand finale concert in Milton Court Concert Hall

programme includes:

Sweet Caroline,  Monster Inc theme tune,  Tico Tico,  March to the Scaffold from Berlioz Symphonies Fantastique;

Poulenc Oboe and Bassoon trio,  Sinfonia for choirs of oboes and English horns, Margaret Griebling-Haigh,

Everybody can play in the newly commissioned work, 'Reedorama' for massed double reeds by award-winning composer Peter McGarr.

Trade stands and exhibitors are a focal point of the day.

Chat to retailers, buy equipment, try out instruments in the testing rooms:

Howarth of London, Crowthers of Canterbury, Double Reed Ltd, Reed Machines, Wonderful Winds, OB3 and many more.

Contact Richard Benjafield on for more information on funded places. 



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