Scheduled Dates

10/22/2017 10:00 AM - 07:00 PM Sun

This event has ended and is no longer available for new enrollments.

Woodwind Day

The will be held on Sunday, October 22, 2017
From 10:00 AM until 07:00 PM

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Located in : Marryott Music Building, Schare Recital Hall
Instructor: Maureen Hurd

Regular Student: $20.00

Rutgers Woodwind Day
Dr. Maureen Hurd, artistic director

Sunday, October 22, 2017, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sponsored by Selmer Paris, the Mason Gross Department of Music, the Mason Gross Office of Admissions, and the Mason Gross Extension Division. 


Please join us for our annual Rutgers Woodwind Day featuring our guest artist ensemble the AdZel Duo (Mariam Adam and Stephanie Zelnick, clarinetists), and Mason Gross School of the Arts faculty and students in recitals and master classes.

AdZel Duo
Music & Culture for Two Clarinets

The event occurs on the Douglass Campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ in the Marryott Music Building, Nicholas Music Center, and Robert E. Mortensen Hall.

Meet and work with music faculty members of the Mason Gross School of the Arts: Kaoru Hinata, flute; Maureen Hurd, Jessica Phillips, and Mark Dover, clarinet; Paul Cohen, saxophone; Andrew Adelson, and Erin Banholzer, oboe; and Christopher Wickham, bassoon.  

NEW THIS YEAR!  Woodwind Day participants are invited to perform in an ensemble with Mason Gross students conducted by Paul Cohen.  The ensemble which will have a short rehearsal in the early afternoon followed by a late afternoon performance just before the closing AdZel concert. 

The event is open to professionals, amateurs, students, teachers, parents, and music directors from the greater New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York areas. All are encouraged to attend and register to play in master classes.

This event may be used for professional development by public school instructors.  Teachers may request a certificate from the Mason Gross Extension Division documenting their participation in this event.

Participants will have the opportunity to try and purchase a vast assortment of woodwind instruments and accessories. A master repair person from Elefante Music will be on site to make minor repairs free of charge.

Maureen Hurd, Clarinet, Head of the Woodwind Program
Kaoru Hinata, Flute
Andrew Adelson, Oboe
Erin Banholzer, Oboe
Mark Dover, Clarinet
Jessica Phillips, Clarinet
Christopher Wickham, Bassoon
Paul Cohen, Saxophone
Allison Brewster Franzetti, Piano

Exhibiting 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Elefante Music (Also providing free minor onsite repairs)
CW Reeds--Bassoon Reeds
Flute ProShop
Silverstein Works

Registration fee is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Parents/guardians attend free.

10 a.m. Registration
10:30 a.m.MGSA Faculty/Student Concert
11:30 a.m. MGSA Faculty Master Classes (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone) for Participants.
12:30 p.m. Lunch Break
1:30 p.m. Participant Woodwind Ensemble Rehearsal
2:30 p.m. AdZel Duo Master Class for Mason Gross Students
4:30 p.m. Woodwind Ensemble Performance
5 p.m. AdZel Duo Concert


Additional Information

Extension Division Administration

Mason Gross School of the Arts Extension Division: College Preparatory and Adult Division

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rehearsal Hall, Room 101

85 George Street

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Phone:  848-932-8618


Age Range:  8  -  99