Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University, London, ON
July 21 to 24
Contact: Shelley Heron
Deadline: June 1, 2020 (or until full)
Cost: Session 1: $250 + HST for performers / $200 + HST for auditors; Session 2a: $75 + HST for performers / $50 + HST for auditors; Session 2b: $75 + HST for all registrants
More than 40 hours of master classes, tutorials, reed making and recitals to choose from, designed to improve your oboe performance skills! Session 1 (July 21 to 23) - Oboe Fundamentals - master classes highlighting technique, embouchure, tone, pitch, articulation, vibrato and phrasing; hands-on reed making and cane preparation; daily reed checks for performers; the art of knife sharpening with additional optional classes. Maximum of 12 performer participants. Session 2 (July 24) - two options: a) Performance / Audition Preparation - includes techniques for successful performances, as well as managing performance anxiety, excerpt review, and mock audition; b) “Concert Stories” Workshop - designing and performing with Joey Salvalaggio, former principal oboe of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra.