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 clarinetist Dr. Dan Friberg and 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 here!
11:30PM - Welcome mingle and registration/check-in
12:00PM - Opening Potpourri Concert - LEKBERG HALL
TBA – Dave Camwell/Ron Albrecht
TBA – Kariann Voigts/C. Eckerty
TBA – New Third Stream Quartet
TBA – Dan Friberg
12:45PM-1:30PM - Lecture/Demonstration A: Jazz Style and Improvisation – Members of the New Third Stream Quartet
12:45PM-1:30PM - Lecture/Demonstration B: Historical clarinets and more - Dr. Dan Friberg.
1:45-2:30PM - Sax/Clarinet Choir rehearsals directed by Dr. Mike Eckerty and Ben Thompson (saxes in Lekberg, clarinets in Duncan).
2:45-3:20PM - Iowa HotShots mini-concert featuring Iowa professionals.
3:20-3:45PM - BREAK/PIZZA PARTY/EXHIBITS! ($1 a slice that will go towards helping us keep this event free).
3:45-4:45PM - Clarinet/Saxophone MasterClasses
Saxophone Master Class with members of the New Third Stream Quartet and Dan Friberg
All saxophonists accompanied by TBA