Memorial Woodwind Festival 2015

Lay Summary 

The Memorial Woodwind Festival 2015 brought together community music educators and students, university music educators and students, and a world-class professional musician from the New York Philharmonic. The festival commenced on Friday October 2nd with a concert by Mark Nuccio, Associate Principal Clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic, in collaboration with faculty from Memorial's School of Music. On Saturday October 3rd, the festival hosted a series of masterclasses, workshops, and music-making sessions. Mark Nuccio taught two masterclasses, one for advanced high school woodwind players and another for university woodwind students, both open to the public. School of Music faculty, Christine Carter and Michelle Cheramy, joined community musicians to teach instrument-specific workshops for students from elementary through high school. These workshops will were bolstered by current MUN School of Music students and open to community music educators. Additional activities included an audition discussion panel for high school music students and an improvisational community musicmaking activity, led by community educators.

Departments 
School of Music
Funding 
Quick Start Award for Public Engagement
Music At Memorial Concert Series
D'Addario & Company Inc.
Communities 
St. John's
Locations 
Newfoundland and Labrador
Themes 
Music
Industry Sectors 
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports and Related Industries
Universities
Start date 
2 Oct 2015
End date 
3 Oct 2015