Single Reed Symposium

Single Reed Symposium Poster

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Noon-5:30PM

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 TBA

11:40AM – Welcome mingle and check-in

12:00PM – Opening Potpourri Concert – LEKBERG HALL

Performer(s) Piece Title Composer Accompanist
Camwell/Nolan Black  Mellits  NA
Kariann Voigts TBA TBA TBA
Julia Nolan
Jane Carl

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).

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

 Ann Bradfield
 Amanda McCandless

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

Clarinet MC participants (DUNCAN HALL):

Name College/School Piece Accompanist
TBA TBA TBA
TBA TBA TBA
TBA TBA TBA

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

LEKBERG HALL

Performer(s) Piece Title Composer Accompanist
Camwell/Nolan  Prelude to Partita N.3, BWV 1006 J.S. Bach  Ron Albrecht
Colin Young
Jane Carl/Kariann Voigts
 Sax and Clarinet Ensembles