Gloucestershire Double Reed Day 2017

This year’s event will be on Sunday 25th of June, 2017 at Pate’s Grammar School, Cheltenham.

The visiting masters will be Rachael Clegg (Manchester Camerata) and Sarah Burnett (Britten Sinfonia, London Mozart Players).

An application form is available here. There is a discount for registrations received before May 31, 2017.

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Thanks!

Thanks to everyone who participated in Gloucestershire Double Reed Day 2016! Some photos from the day are available by clicking “Photos” in the menu above.

The date for 2017 will be announced soon.

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Masterclasses are now full

All of the masterclass places are now taken. There are still plenty of spaces left for all the other activities so please do continue to apply!

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Gloucestershire Double Reed Day 2016

This year’s event will be on Sunday 26th of June at Pate’s Grammar School, Cheltenham.

The visiting masters will be Sarah Roper (Principal Oboe, Real Orquesta Sinfonica de Sevilla) and Laurence Perkins (Royal Northern College of Music).

An application form is available here. There is a discount for registrations received before May 31, 2016.

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GDRD 2015 Feedback

The organizers would welcome any feedback about the Gloucestershire Double Reed Day 2015. Please use the drop-down menus to select your opinion of various aspects of the day.

General

Application

Overall

Venue

Food and drink

Activities

Big Band

Chamber Music

Masterclass

Reed Making/Clinic

Try-a-Cor

Try-a-Contra

Vendors

Howarths

Wonderful Winds

Double Reeds Ltd

AbbeyWoodWinds

Reeds & Tools

Many thanks for taking the time to complete this survey so we can make the event even better next year!

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Timetable 2015

Oboes Bassoons
9:30-10:00 Registration
Gym
Registration
Gym
10:00-11:15 Band
Hall
Band
Hall
11:30-12:30 Masterclass
Hall


Reed making
G130


Cor Anglais try out
G114


Chamber music

Masterclass
G129


Chamber music

12:30-1:30 Lunch
Gym
Lunch
Gym
1:30-2:30 Masterclass
Hall


Reed making
G130


Cor Anglais try out
G114


Chamber music

Masterclass
G129


Chamber music

2:45-3:45 Masterclass
Hall


Reed making
G130


Chamber music

Contra Bassoon demo
G129


Further bassoon activity time permitting

4:00-5:00 Chamber Music Coaching rooms and groups will be allocated Chamber Music Coaching rooms and groups will be allocated
5:00-5:30 Tea
Gym
Tea
Gym
5:45-7:00 Concert
Hall
Concert
Hall
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Vendors for 2015

As always there will be a selection of new and secondhand instruments, reeds, accessories, CDs and sheet music available at the Double Reed Day 2015.

The vendors who have confirmed they will be attending so far are Howarth’sDouble Reed Ltd and Wonderful Winds.

Andrew Denyer of Abbey Woodwinds will be available to carry out minor repairs and advise on instrument care and maintenance.

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