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Double Reed Rally

Attention double reed devotees!  This is the event for you!  Join guest artists, expert University faculty, and the U of A double reed studio for a day of fun and learning.  Sessions will include all-region audition music, tone, technique and even hands-on reed-making.  Plus you’ll get to experience performances by professional players and play in a double reed choir.

Eligibility Oboists and bassoonists in grades 7-12
Dates: Saturday, October 29, 2016
Times: 9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Location: U of A Music Building, Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall

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Fee: $40 includes instruction, materials, refreshments and lunch
Registration Deadline: October 11, 2016
Cancellation/Refund Policy: Refunds are not available; however, substitutions are welcome at any time.

For More Information

Registration : Rachael Small, Operations Coordinator – 479-575-6491 – music4u@uark.edu
Curriculum : Dr. Theresa Delaplain, Professor of Oboe – delaplai@uark.edu


Dr. Theresa Delaplain, Professor of Oboe
Theresa Delaplain has taught oboe at the University of Arkansas since 1990, in addition to teaching music theory, coaching chamber music, and performing in the University’s resident faculty ensemble, The Lyrique Quintette. She also also manager of the Lyrique Quintette, performs as oboist with the Boston Mountain Chamber Players and Spectrum Trio, and is a founding member of the Northwest Arkansas Chamber Music Society. Dr. Delaplain is Music Director and founder of the annual Sequoyah Music Festival (formerly the Boston Mountain Woodwind and Horn Seminar), which is a one-week intensive summer chamber music festival. Dr. Delaplain is the author of a reedmaking book for beginning and intermediate reedmakers entitled My Kingdom for a Reed! As a performer, Dr. Delaplain performs and/or tours regularly as a solo recitalist and chamber musician.

Since coming to the University of Arkansas, Dr. Delaplain has developed the oboe studio to one of the finest in the region, offering regular master classes, reedmaking classes, performance opportunities, and chamber music coaching.

Dr. Lia Uribe, Professor of Bassoon

Lia Uribe, Moosmann artist, is the Assistant Professor of Bassoon at the University of Arkansas and Principal Bassoonist of SoNA (Symphony Orchestra of Northwest Arkansas). Dr. Uribe maintains an active career as a chamber musician, orchestral player, and artist-teacher. Her international work includes venues and festivals in Colombia, Canada, Costa Rica, Finland, Germany, Ecuador, Greece, Puerto Rico, Japan, and multiple venues in the United States. Dr. Uribe performs on regular basis with the Lyrique Quintette, woodwind quintet in residence at the University of Arkansas, and the Diamante Trio, a clarinet, bassoon and piano chamber ensemble.

Originally from Cali, Colombia, Lia Uribe earned a bachelor’s degree in bassoon performance from Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogotá as a student of Mr. Sigfried Miklin. While in Colombia, she played with the Orquesta Filarmonica de Bogotá, Orquesta Sinfonica de Colombia, Orquesta de la Opera de Colombia, and Orquesta Sinfonica del Valle, and also taught bassoon at the Javeriana University. After graduation, Dr. Uribe attended the Banff Centre for the Arts in Alberta, Canada, for a fall and winter residency. Lia Uribe earned a Master of Music degree from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville under the tutelage of Dr. Richard Ramey, and a Doctorate of Musical Arts at the University of Kansas with Dr. Eric Stomberg.

An advocate of new music, Dr. Uribe has premiered and commissioned new works for the bassoon, including pieces by Jorge Humberto Pinzon, Johann Hasler, Robert Mueller, Joe Alexander, Miho Sasaki, Bill Douglas, John Steinmetz and Miguel del Aguila.