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Double Reed Day|Department of Music

Double Reed Day 2014 will be held at the University of Wyoming on Saturday, April 5, 2014, 10:00am-4:30pm. 

All Double Reed Players invited and encouraged to come!!! 

To register:


Oboe Schedule Bassoon Schedule
9:30am Registration 9:30am Registration
10:0 am Guest Artist Seminar 10:00am Guest Artist Master Class
11:30am Double Reed Day Ensemble Rehearsal 11:30am Double Reed Day Ensemble Rehearsal
12:30pm Lunch  12:30pm Lunch 
1:30pm Guest Artist Master Class  1:30pm Guest Artist Seminar
3:00pm Concert    3:00pm   Concert   








2014 Guest Artists

RidillaAndrea Jayne Ridilla is Professor of Oboe at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She is a graduate of

The Juilliard School and the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Fanfare Magazine writes of her CD, L’Amore Italiano, “Ridilla plays with exceptional control and a beautiful tone." The American Record Guide calls Ridilla’s playing “…heartfelt and expressive.” In 2013, Andrea was one of five international oboe soloists to be invited to perform at the Monteverdi Solo Oboe Festival in Bolzano, Italy where she represented F. Lorée of Paris. She was also soloist with the Camerata Rio Chamber Orchestra in Rio de Janeiro, and with the Pacific Symphony in Vladivostok, Russia at the invitation of the US State Department. Andrea is Principal Oboe of the Classical Music Festival in Eisenstadt, Austria, and the Middletown Symphony in the USA.Andrea was co-host of IDRS 2012; She is co-designer of the Ridilla Gouging Machine manufactured by Udo Heng’s firm, Reeds ‘n Stuff in Germany, which is US Patented.


IshikawaYoshiyuki (Yoshi) Ishikawa, bassoonist, specializes in the performance of solo and chamber music literature. He has performed throughout the US and in Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia, Southeast Asia, Oceania and South America. He has taught at the most prestigious schools of music and conservatories in the world, such as St. Petersburg Conservatory in Russia, Tokyo School of Music, Australian National Academy of Music, and Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts. His participation in music festivals and conferences includes the Tokyo Double Reed Festival, Australia’s Townsville Chamber Music Festival, and numerous performances during annual conferences of the International Double Reed Society (IDRS). Ishikawa is the professor of bassoon at the University of Colorado Boulder, College of Music. A native-born Japanese and a resident of the US, he received his educational training in the US. He is a graduate of The University of Michigan, where he earned a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Bassoon Performance, and Northwestern University, where he earned both Master of Music in Bassoon Performance and Bachelor of Music Education degrees.

For further information please contact (bassoon) or (oboe).

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