FREDONIA - The State University at Fredonia School of Music will hold its seventh annual Double Reed Day on Sept. 30.
A day designed exclusively for high school double reed players, students will take part in master classes with Fredonia faculty members Laura Koepke, bassoon; Sarah Hamilton, oboe; and Mark DuBois, oboe, and special guest conductor Craig Incontro from the Amherst Central School District. The day includes technique workshops, chamber music, instrument vendor booths, free minor repairs and lunch on campus. Pre-registration is required. For more information and registration forms, visit fredonia.edu/music/community/drd or call the School of Music at 673-3151.
The special guest artist is bassoonist Charles McCracken. One of New York's busiest freelance musicians, he is principal bassoon with the American Symphony Orchestra, The New York Pops, Musica Sacra, Opera Orchestra of New York, the Oratorio Society, at the Bard Music Festival, Bard Summerscape, and at the OK Mozart Festival in Bartlesville, Okla.
The SUNY?Fredonia School of Music will host the seventh annual Double Reed Day on Sept. 30.
Register online by Sept. 14. The cost is $25 per student. Parents and teachers are invited to attend at no charge. Enrolled participants will receive free lunch on campus and a complimentary keepsake gift.