KU Woodwind Day
All interested high school and college wind players are invited to attend KU's inaugural Woodwind Day that will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. This event is packed with master classes and performances by KU faculty and guest artists, Project Trio (featuring the Beat-Box flutist, Greg Pattillo) and oboist Nobuo Kitigawa. Pre-register to secure a spot for the event. Students can participate in chamber ensemble readings and a mini-performance; try out instruments and accessories provided by area vendors that will also provide free minor instrument repairs and maintenance advice.
Download detailed event information PDF.Date:
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
10:00AM - 6:00PM (registration at 10:00AM)
Optional: Project Trio Concert (7:30PM)
Full Schedule of Events
Parking is available in lot F1 and no parking pass is required for the day. If you are arriving by bus, please make sure you have the bus drop you off in parking lot F3, located behind the Georgian Room in Old Main (see map). Buses and equipment trucks are asked to park in lot A3 after dropping off students & equipment.
Guest Artists and Clinicians
PROJECT Trio (featuring the Beat-Box flutist, Greg Pattillo) is a passionate, high energy chamber music ensemble comprised of three virtuosic composer/performers from Brooklyn, NY. Blending their classical training with an eclectic taste in musical styles, PROJECT Trio has made an impact on audiences of all ages. Bursting onto the scene with their landmark videos, right out of the internet generation, PROJECT Trio is a musical experience defining a new level of entertainment! PROJECT Trio is a musical experience not to be missed....
Nobuo Kitagawa, a graduate of Tokyo University of Arts, received Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts from Yale University. He was the winner of the Woolsey Hall Competition, NHK Young Artists' Audition in Tokyo, and Katz Young Musicians'Competition which sponsored his 1986 debut recital in New York City. On Broadway, he was heard on Beauty and the Beast, Miss Saigon, and Phantom of the Opera. For two years, he served as principal oboe for the national tour of Music of Andrew Llyod Webber. He is a member of Bach Choir of Bethlehem Festival Orchestra, Pennsylvania Sinfonia, and the Orchestra New England. He is on the faculty of Lafayette College and Kinhaven Adult Chamber Music Workshop. Morning Call described his performance as "sweet, velvety sound simply melted into every corner of the hall."
Kutztown University Faculty Clinicians
|Flute:||Dr. Susanna Loewy|
|Oboe:||Professor Kim Webster|
|Bassoon:||Dr. Valerie Trollinger|
|Clarinet:||Dr. Soo Goh|
|Saxophone:||Dr. Jeremy Justeson|
|Woodwinds/Jazz:||Professor Adam Kolker|
|Horn:||Professor Todd Williams|
|Collaborative Pianists:||Dr. Maria Asteriadou and Dr. Daniel Immel|