Scheduled Dates

10/28/2018   11:00 AM  05:00 PM

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

Woodwind Day

The will be held on Sunday, October 28, 2018
From 11:00 AM until 05:00 PM

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Located in : Mortensen Hall, Shindell Choral Hall
Instructor: Maureen Hurd

Regular Student: $20.00

Rutgers Woodwind Day
Dr. Maureen Hurd, artistic director

Sunday, October 28, 2018, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Presented by 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 clarinetist and saxophonist Bence Szepesi, and Mason Gross School of the Arts faculty and students in recitals and master classes.
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; Andrew Adelson, Erin Banholzer, oboe; Mark Dover and Maureen Hurd, clarinet; Mark Timmerman, bassoon; and Paul Cohen, saxophone.

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.

Maureen Hurd, Clarinet, Head of the Woodwind Program
Kaoru Hinata, Flute
Andrew Adelson, Oboe
Erin Banholzer, Oboe
Mark Timmerman, Bassoon
Paul Cohen, Saxophone
Allison Brewster Franzetti, Piano and Extension Division Chamber Music Program Director

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.

Exhibiting 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Mason Gross School of the Arts
  • Mason Gross Department of Music
  • Mason Gross Extension Division
  • Elefante Music (also providing free, minor, onsite repairs)
  • Flute Pro Shop
  • Selmer 
  • Silverstein Works


  • Register online through October 19: $20 
  • Register online October 20 and afterward: $25
  • Day-of-event walk-in registration: $30 (cash or check made out to 'Rutgers University' only)
  • Parents/guardians attend free.
  • Groups of 10 or more students attending together: $175 (instead of $200).  Please contact Ms. Dana Wilson, registrar - [email protected], 848-932-8618 - for assistance with group registration.

10:30 a.m. Registration Opens
11:00 a.m. MGSA Faculty/Student Concert -Nicholas Music Center
12:15 pm. MGSA Faculty Master Classes (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone) for Participants-Schare Recital Hall, Shindell Choral Hall, Marryott Music Building
1:30 p.m. Bence Szepesi Master Class-Shindell Choral Hall
2:45 p.m. Mason Gross Extension Division Presentation- Shindell Choral Hall
4:00 p.m. Bence Szepesi Recital--Shindell Choral Hall
12:00-1:30 p.m. Lunch available 


Visitors may park in Lots 79, 79A & Douglass Deck without permits. GUESTS MUST USE THIS LINK to register for event parking.  Until this process is completed their vehicles are not registered and guests may receive a citation. Special event parking and special event permits are only for visitors to the University which does not include free metered parking. Faculty, Staff, and Students must park only in lots they are authorized to park in. If you have a question regarding a special event, please email it to [email protected] to ensure a timely response. If you wish to follow up with a phone call, please contact special events at (848) 932-7744.



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
E-mail: [email protected]