Single Reed Symposium

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Saturday, November 7, 2015


On Saturday, November 7th, 2015, the Simpson College Department of Music will host its third 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, and many guest and featured artists 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!

Please plan on bringing your saxophone and/or clarinet to the event!

2015 Schedule

11:40AM – Welcome mingle and check-in

12:00PM – Opening Potpourri Concert – LEKBERG HALL

Performer(s) Piece Title Composer Accompanist
Camwell/Nolan  Prelude to Partita N.3, BWV 1006  Bach  Jin Park
Julia Nolan  Sonata  Muczynski  Jin Park
Camwell/Eckerty  Trio N.2 M1 Mendelssohn Christy Eckerty
Jane Carl  Four Autumn Landscapes  Chris Rogerson  Sonya Siebert

12:45PM-1:30PM – Lecture/Demonstration A: Saxophones with Julia Nolan. Lekberg Hall.

12:45PM-1:30PM – Lecture/Demonstration B: Clarinets with Jane Carl. Madsen Hall.

1:45-2:30PM – Sax/Clarinet Choir rehearsals directed by Dr. Mike Eckerty and Tony Wadle (saxes in Lekberg, clarinets in Duncan).

2:45-3:30 PM – Iowa Hot-Shots mini-concert featuring Iowa professionals including:

 Ann Bradfield/Kyle Hutchins  Blues in Red (2012) – Greg Simon (b. 1985)
 Amanda McCandless  To Be Determined
 Evan Smith Garden of Love – Jacob ter Veldhuis

3:30-3:45PM – BREAK/PIZZA PARTY/EXHIBITS! ($1 a slice that will go towards helping us keep this event free).

3:45-4:45PM – Clarinet/Saxophone Master Classes with Jane Carl and Julia Nolan.

Saxophone MC participants (LEKBERG HALL):

Name College/School Piece Accompanist
 Grant Kofmehl  Simpson College  TBD  TBD
 Kyle Burgess  Johnston High School TBD TBD
 TBD  University of Northern Iowa TBD TBD
 TBD  Drake University

Clarinet MC participants (DUNCAN HALL):

Name College/School Piece Accompanist
Sabrina Fox Simpson College TBA
Rachel Kehrberg Buena Vista Lamento et Tarentelle by Gabriel Grovlez

5:00-5:45PM (approx.) – Final Concert featuring Sax/Clarinet Choirs and soloists


Performer(s) Piece Title Composer Accompanist
Camwell/Nolan  Double Concerto RV  548  Vivaldi  Ron  Albrecht
Colin Young  Escape Wisconsin  Caleb Burhan  N/A
Jane Carl/Kariann Voigts  Concertante N. 1  Felix Mendelssohn  Sonya  Seibert
 Sax and Clarinet Ensembles