Brooke Valley Bassoon Days

International Bassoon Camp for Players of All Abilities

 

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Brooke Valley Bassoon Days, Lanark Ontario Canada

August 18 – 24, 2018

Richard Hoenich and Jo Ann Simpson welcome you to Brooke Valley Bassoon Days! In our fun-filled camp for bassoon enthusiasts, you will enjoy private instruction from leading musicians and the chance to perform with your fellow campers and instructors. We offer complete lodging, meals and plenty of recreational opportunities in a beautiful setting.

What

International, residential bassoon camp for players of all levels from beginner to advanced, including young professionals and community players.

Directed By

Richard Hoenich and Jo Ann Simpson

Week Long Residence Includes

  • Lodging
  • Meals
  • Master classes
  • Audition preparation
  • Orchestral excerpts
  • Contrabassoon lessons
  • Reed studio and instruction
  • Small bassoon ensembles
  • Large bassoon ensembles
  • Recreation
  • Yoga
  • Private lessons
  • Faculty concerts
  • Performance opportunities
  • Instruction available in English, French, Spanish and Romanian

Faculty

  • 2018 Guest Artist is Gareth Thomas, bassoonist with The Cleveland Orchestra
  • Bassoonist and contrabassoonist Fraser Jackson, of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
  • Master bassoon technician, Shane Wieler of Marcus-Wieler Inc., Toronto Ontario
  • Contra bassoonist, Joelle Amar, Montreal QC
  • Reed Expert, Jim Ewen, Winnipeg, MB
  • Collaborative Pianist, Ellen Meyer
  • Yoga Instructor, Jill Dunkley

Day Trip

Day trip to Bell Bassoons in Lakefield, Ontario to see how some of the world’s best bassoons are made!

Brooke Valley Bassoon Days, Lanark Ontario Canada

August 18 – 24, 2018

Richard Hoenich and Jo Ann Simpson welcome you to Brooke Valley Bassoon Days! In our fun-filled camp for bassoon enthusiasts, you will enjoy private instruction from leading musicians and the chance to perform with your fellow campers and instructors. We offer complete lodging, meals and plenty of recreational opportunities in a beautiful setting.

What

International, residential bassoon camp for players of all levels from beginner to advanced, including young professionals and community players.

Directed By

Richard Hoenich and Jo Ann Simpson

Week Long Residence Includes

  • Lodging
  • Meals
  • Master classes
  • Audition preparation
  • Orchestral excerpts
  • Contrabassoon lessons
  • Reed studio and instruction
  • Small bassoon ensembles
  • Large bassoon ensembles
  • Recreation
  • Yoga
  • Private lessons
  • Faculty concerts
  • Performance opportunities
  • Instruction available in English, French, Spanish and Romanian

Faculty

  • 2018 Guest Artist is Gareth Thomas, bassoonist with The Cleveland Orchestra
  • Bassoonist and contrabassoonist Fraser Jackson, of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
  • Master bassoon technician, Shane Wieler of Marcus-Wieler Inc., Toronto Ontario
  • Contra bassoonist, Joelle Amar, Montreal QC
  • Reed Expert, Jim Ewen, Winnipeg, MB
  • Collaborative Pianist, Ellen Meyer
  • Yoga Instructor, Jill Dunkley

Day Trip

Day trip to Bell Bassoons in Lakefield, Ontario to see how some of the world’s best bassoons are made!