Northern California – Bocal Majority Bassoon Camp
and Operation O.B.O.E. Camp
David Wells, Professor of Bassoon at Sacramento State University
Deborah Schidler, Professor of Oboe at Sacramento State University
Paul Hanson, Freelance Professional Bassoonist and Instructor
Cindy Behmer, Freelance Professional Oboist and Instructor
When: July 17-22, 2017
Residential students sign in on Monday at 4:00pm
Commuter students sign in on Monday at 5:00pm
Where: Sacramento State University
Cost: $350 for commuter students ($450 for Premier), $700 for residential ($800 for Premier residential). Residential cost includes 3 meals per day, commuter cost includes lunch.
Who: any oboe or bassoon player (beginner, intermediate, advanced divisions)
This is a really great event to come learn reed-making and adjusting, play some great double-reed chamber music and get to work with some AMAZING faculty members and guest artists!
Residential students get to stay in modern dorms in double occupancy, air-conditioned rooms. Adult male and female RAs stay in the dorms for 24 access and supervision, including our camp manager.
General Daily Schedule (Sample – each day may be slightly adjusted for special programming)
9:00-9:45am Required individual practice time
10:00-10:55am Special Topics (Premier: Masterclass)
11:00-11:55am Reed-making session 1
1:10-2:10pm Reed-making session 2
2:15-3:30pm Small Ensembles
3:50-4:15pm Faculty Recital
4:20-4:55pm Large Ensemble
6:00-7:00pm Individual time/room/practice
7:00-10:00pm Evening activity
10:00pm Lights out – students in their own rooms
THERE WILL BE AN ALL- CAMP RECITAL ON THE LAST DAY OF CAMP 7/22 at 11am – all friends and family are invited to attend (no admission fee).