Our 2018 Double Reed Day was August 26 with over 40 participants from all over the metro Atlanta area. View our pictures from the day on the pictures tab.
Our 2018 guest artists were hosts of Double Reed Dish, Galit Kaunitz (oboe) and Jacqui Wilson (bassoon).
Our 2019 dates will be released in the winter. Participants of all ages and performance levels are invited to join Georgia State University School of Music for Double Reed Day! A beginners track is available for students new to double reeds, as well as an advanced track for more experienced players. Join us for master classes, double reed ensembles, recitals, exhibitors, and more! Beginning Track participants receive an hour workshop dedicated to building a strong foundation of introductory technique, then go on to join the Advanced Track in master classes, artist recitals, and the Double Reed Ensemble. All participants should bring their instrument and be ready to play!
We welcome those of all ages and experience levels to register to attend. Registered participants will receive lunch and a t-shirt. All registration fees are non-refundable.
All General Participants will actively rehearse and perform in the Double Reed Ensemble, participate in clinics, observe the master class and guest artist recital, and visit exhibitors.
We are accepting a limited number of applicants to perform for the oboe and bassoon master classes. Each Master Class Participant will receive performance and clinic time with our guest artist as well as actively rehearse and perform in the Double Reed Ensemble, participate in clinics, observe the guest artist recital, and visit exhibitors.
Double Reed Dish
Galit Kaunitz and Jacqui Wilson
A podcast for oboists, bassoonists, and the people who love them
The only double reed-specific podcast, Double Reed Dish was created in December 2016 by co-founders Galit Kaunitz (oboe) and Jacqui Wilson (bassoon). Each episode features an interview with a prominent professional in the field and is intended to be enjoyed by double reed enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. Powered by shine theory, Double Reed Dish seeks to celebrate all that is good and exciting in the world of double reed performance and pedagogy to create a supportive artistic community–and have a good time doing it!
Check out our website and find our biographies at doublereeddish.com
Galit Kaunitz is the Assistant Professor of Oboe at The University of Southern Mississippi, joining the faculty in 2015. She is an engaged and inventive performer, presenting chamber music and solo programs that integrate new commissions and traditional works. As a member of Driftless Winds reed trio, she was invited to perform at the International Double Reed Society (Columbus, GA) and College Music Society Conferences (Santa Fe, NM). Galit also performs throughout the United States with Category 5 wind quintet, Magnolia reed trio, and a newly-formed duo with tenor Jonathan Yarrington. As a soloist, Galit gives recitals that explore culture and identity, and appeared with the USM Symphony Orchestra in 2016. Along with bassoonist Jacqueline Wilson, Galit is co-creator and host of Double Reed Dish, a podcast created specifically for oboists and bassoonists of all ages and abilities. She can be found online at galitkaunitz.com.
Bassoonist Dr. Jacqueline Wilson is Assistant Professor of Music at Southeast Missouri State University. As an active soloist, she regularly presents recitals, masterclasses, and clinics including recent engagements at the International Double Reed Society Conference (Columbus, GA, Redlands, CA), the College Music Society Conference (Santa Fe, NM), the Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival (Oklahoma City, OK), the Illinois Music Educator’s Conference (Peoria, IL), Michigan Music Conference (Grand Rapids, MI), the Iowa Music Educators Association Conference (Ames, IA), and Wisconsin Public Radio’s program, Live From the Chazen. She has performed concerto engagements with the St. Louis Wind Symphony, the Spokane Symphony, the Eau Claire Youth Symphony, and numerous college music ensembles. As an active chamber musician and founding member of both the Wilson Duo (bassoon and marimba) and the Driftless Winds reed trio, she has been featured on various college campuses and festivals, including the Ashland Chamber Music Society (Ashland, WI), and the Avaloch Chamber Music Institute (Boscowen, NH).
Double Reed Day is proud to present the following vendors:
The registration deadline for the 2018 Double Reed Day has closed. 2019 Registration will open in the spring of 2019.