Virginia Bocal Majority Bassoon Camp
and Operation O.B.O.E. Camp
Ryan Romine, Professor of bassoon at Shenandoah Conservatory of Music
Stephen Key, Professor of oboe at Shenandoah Conservatory of Music
with Jim Moseley, oboe & Michelle Rupert, bassoon
When: July 24 -29, 2017
Last minute fee July 6-9. Enrollment closes on July 9th.
Residential students sign in on Monday at 4:00pm
Commuter students sign in on Monday at 5:00pm
Where: Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Virginia
$350 for commuter students
$450 for Premier commuter students
$700 for residential students
$800 for Premier residential students
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 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 7/29 at 11am – all friends and family are invited to attend (no admission fee).