Miami University Double Reed Day

Saturday, April 1, 2023

Major Sponsors

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Featuring special guests


Dr. Glenn Harman

Director of the IDRS Conferences Double Reed Community Band who will conduct the Double Reed Band Bash.

Masterclasses, reedmaking and more! Spread the love of the double reeds and make new friendships.

Registration fee for Miami University Double Reed Day is $25. An online registration form may be found below.

Students must register and mail their check by Wednesday, March 29th for a T-shirt and lunch reservation.

We will have an all-you-can-eat lunch at Miami University's Western Dining Hall, and parents of high school students will have the opportunity to meet with Dr. Chris Tanner, Chair of the Miami University Department of Music, in an information session about the university and our music program.

  • Bassoon Repair and Adjustments by Kathleen Moniaci
  • Oboe Repair and Adjustments by Jake Vidourek

Visitors to Miami's campus will need to obtain a parking pass. You may do so on the Miami Parking site.

Please contact Professor Andrea Ridilla with any questions at:



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Lorée Youth Oboe Competition

and Barton Cane Youth Bassoon Competition

This year, Miami is proud to announce a youth competition with generous support from our sponsors Lorée and Barton Cane. This competition is open to all students 7-12 grade. All participants of the competition must be registered for Double Reed Day. However, no additional fee is required to participate in the competition. Please find a downloadable PDF of the scores below.


  • 1st Prize: $200 + performance on the afternoon recital
  • 2nd Prize: $100
  • 3rd Prize: Reed making supplies

Competition Adjudicators

  • Dwight Parry, Principal Oboe, Cincinnati Symphony
  • Jaren Atherholt, Assistant Professor of Oboe, University of North Carolina School of the Arts
  • Dr. Tracy Carr, Professor of Oboe, Eastern New Mexico University
  • Stephanie Patterson, Associate Professor of Bassoon, University of North Carolina School of the Arts
  • Joseph Hesseman, Instructor of Bassoon, Wittenberg University

Competition Repertoire and Instructions

Miami University Double Reed Day Schedule

Saturday, April 1: Double Reed Day: 8:00 - 5:30 pm

8:00-8:45 Check-in period [Presser Hall Lobby]
8:45 Welcome Message from the Department of Music 
9:00-10:00 Reed Workshops with Guest Artists
10:00-10:30 Vendor Session 1
[10:30-12:00 Lorée/Barton Cane Youth Competition] Souers Recital Hall
10:45-11:15 Performance Class Sessions with Miami Faculty 
11:15-11:45 Bassoon Ensemble and Oboe Ensemble Readings
12:00-12:45 Lunch at Western Dining Commons (all diets)
12:45-1:30 Vendor Session 2 
1:45 Recital featuring Guest Artists
3:00-4:15 Master Class Sessions with Guest Artists  
4:30-5:30 Double Reed Band Bash
5:30 Farewell


Registration Form