Double Reed Day

Announcing the Ithaca College Double Reed Day!

We look forward to providing an outstanding event for middle & high school double reed instrumentalists. 


Date: Sunday, November 14, 2021
Time: 10:00 - 4:00pm at the Ithaca College Center for Music

Ages: Participants must be in grades 6-12. (Please contact us if you are seeking special permission for younger or older participants.)
Participation Fee: Free

PPE: Students MUST be masked at all times (unless eating) and are required to bring their own “playing mask”. If you need to purchase a playing mask, please see this link. 


  • Jake Walsh, Professor of Oboe, Ithaca College School of Music, Theatre, and Dance
  • Christin Schillinger, Professor of Bassoon, Ithaca College School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

Events to Include:

  • Masterclasses for Oboe & Bassoon
  • Composition and Improvisation
  • ... and more!

Double Reed Day Schedule

*Schedule is subject to change

Time Event

9:30 am

Check-in at the Whalen Center (McHenry Lobby)

10:00 am

Group Introductions & Warm-up (Nabenhauer)

10:30 am

Improvisation and Composition (Nabenhauer)

11:30 am

Double Reed Ensemble Rehearsal (Nabenhauer)

12:00 pm

LUNCH BREAK: IC Double Reeds: Behind the Scenes

1:00 pm

Breakout Rooms: Bassoon Reed Making (Nabenhauer)

Undergraduate Oboe Recital (Hockett) 

2:00 pm Oboe/Bassoon Masterclasses (Nabenhauer)
4:00 pm

Pickup from the Whalen Center (Nabenhauer) 

To find the Whalen Center for Music on the IC Interactive Campus Map, please use this link.

Open Houses and College Fairs

If you are interested in more events hosted by Ithaca College, please take a look at Ithaca College's Open Houses & College Fairs! If you have any questions, please contact the Music Admission Team.