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!
11:40PM - Welcome mingle and check-in
12:00PM - Opening Potpourri Concert - LEKBERG HALL
Camwell/Bunte/Danielson – Marc Mellits – Tachycardia
TBA – Kariann Voigts/C. Eckerty
TBA – New Third Stream Quartet
TBA – Dan Friberg/C. Eckerty
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 including Ann Bradfield, Colin Young and more. Accompanied by Karrie Tate.
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
Members of the New Third Stream Quartet and Dan Friberg
All saxophonists accompanied by Dr. Jin Park
1. SAXOPHONE TBA
2. SAXOPHONE TBA
3. SAXOPHONE TBA
All clarinetists accompanied by Karrie Tate
1. CLARINET TBA
2. CLARINET TBA
3. CLARINET TBA
5:00-5:45PM - Final Concert featuring Sax/Clarinet Choirs and soloists - LEKBERG HALL
Bedard – Fantasie - Dave Camwell/Ron Albrecht
Kariann Voigts and Dan Friberg and Christy Eckerty – TBA
New Third Stream Quartet – TBA
5:45-7:00PM - Supper break (NOT PROVIDED; there are many food establishments very close by)
7:00-8:00PM - Evening Concert featuring Dr. Dan Friberg (accompanied by Christy Eckerty) and the New Third Stream Quartet - LEKBERG HALL
Confirmed guest artists include:
- Associate Professor at Simpson College and Director of SRS