Single Reed Symposium

Single Reed Symposium Poster

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Noon-5:30PM

On Saturday, November 5th, 2016, the Simpson College Department of Music will host its fourth annual Single Reed Symposium. This day will include many activities for high-school, college, recreational and professional 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: Here!

This event is free, but participants
are asked to pre-register HERE!

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


*2016 Schedule TBA*

2015 Schedule

11:30AM – Welcome mingle and check-in: Exhibits, coffee, juice and donuts, talking about reeds, mouthpieces etc with fellow enthusiasts…

12:00PM – Opening Potpourri Concert – LEKBERG HALL

Performer(s) Piece Title Composer Accompanist
Dave Camwell/Julia Nolan  Prelude to Partita N.3, BWV 1006  J.S. Bach  Jin Park
Julia Nolan  Sonata Robert Muczynski  Jin Park
 Jane Carl  Four Autumn Landscapes  Chris Rogerson Sonya Siebert
 

Dave Camwell/Mike Eckerty/Christy Eckerty

 

 Trio N.2 M1  Felix Mendelssohn  Christy Eckerty

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

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

1:40-2:30PM – Sax/Clarinet Choir rehearsals directed by Dr. Mike Eckerty and Tony Wadle (saxes in Lekberg Hall, clarinets in Duncan Hall).

2:40-3:05 PM – Iowa Hot-Shots mini-concert featuring Iowa professionals including:

Performer Piece
Kariann Voigts  Four Characteristic Pieces – William Hurlstone
 Evan Smith Garden of Love – Jacob ter Veldhuis

3:05-3:30PM – BREAK/PIZZA PARTY/EXHIBITS/SHOP-TALK! ($1 a slice that will go towards helping us keep this event free).

3:30-4:30PM – Clarinet/Saxophone Master Classes with Jane Carl and Julia Nolan.

Saxophone MC participants (LEKBERG HALL):

Name College/School Piece Accompanist
 Grant Kofmehl  Simpson College Muczynski Sonata M1  Jin Park
 Kyle Burgess  Johnston High School  Bozza Aria Jin Park
 Mark Northup  University of Northern Iowa  Gotvkosky Variations Patatique; M. V/VI TBD
 Tiberius Quartet  Drake University  G. Lago: Cuidades  N/A

 

Clarinet MC participants (DUNCAN HALL):

Name College/

School

Piece Accompanist
Sabrina Fox Simpson College TBA  Sage Lenertz
Rachel Kehrberg Buena Vista Lamento et Tarentelle by Gabriel Grovlez  Sonya Siebert
Brooke Carter  Weber – Concerto No. 2, Mvt. 1  Sonya Siebert

4:30-5:30PM (approx.) – Final Concert featuring Sax/Clarinet Choirs and soloists

LEKBERG HALL

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  Concert Piece

N. 1

 Felix Mendelssohn  Sonya Seibert
 Sax and Clarinet Ensembles  First Suite in Eb (saxophone ensemble)/

Sinfonia

 Holst/Bach Saxes conducted by Tony Wadle. Clarinets conducted by Mike Eckerty.