University of Utah School of Music

Woodwind Day

February 18, 2023

9 AM - 5 PM

The University of Utah Woodwind Day is a one-day educational outreach symposium welcoming participants of all skill levels to perform and engage with U of U woodwind faculty and students. The day will consist of recitals, masterclasses, education clinics, as well as a festival woodwind ensemble comprised of both event participants and U of U music students.Appropriate for middle school students to adults.   

Woodwind Day Video


Register HERE


Registration Fee: $20 (includes T-Shirt)

Deadline to guarantee t-shirt January 20, 2023 

School of Music Faculty

Lisa Byrnes, Flute
Caitlin Moore, Flute
Tiffany Sedgley, flute
Lori Wike, Bassoon
Robert Stephenson, Oboe
Mark Ely, Saxophone
Laura Grantier, Clarinet
Brian Sproul, Director of Athletic Bands
Stephanie DeLuca, Assistant Director of Athletic Bands 
Darrin Thiriot, Visiting Director of Wind Ensemble

9:00-10:00 Welcome and Vendor time

10:00-11:00 Break into individual instrumental groups and rehearse chamber music

11:00-12:00 University of Utah faculty/student recital

12:00-1:00 lunch (not provided)

1:00-1:45 Clinic for double reeds, clarinets, saxes, flutes (this clinic will be instrument specific to address specific needs) 

1:45-2:30 Preparing for Auditions 

2:40-4:00 Woodwind Masterclass

4:00-5:00 Festival Woodwind Ensemble coaching and recital led by Dr. Mark Ely

5:00 End