Southeast Presents Single Reed Day for Clarinet, Saxophone Students of All Ages

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Jan. 21, 2005 — Single Reed Day, a free day of master classes, exhibits and clinics by renowned saxophone and clarinet players, will be held Feb. 5 in Brandt Hall of Music at Southeast Missouri State University.

Featured musicians include David Shea, clarinet professor at Texas Tech University, Caroline Taylor, saxophone professor at Ouachita Baptist University, and Michael Dean, associate professor of clarinet and saxophone at Southeast.

Registration will begin at 9 a.m., with concerts, classes and clinics throughout the day, until 5 p.m. Single Reed Day 2005 is open to students, teachers, amateurs, professionals and all those interested in the clarinet and saxophone.

Auditions for music scholarships to Southeast Missouri State University also will be held on Single Reed Day.

Students playing any instrument may audition. Those who are interested should contact Dean at (573) 651-2535 or via e-mail at mdean@semo.edu. Additional information about Single Reed Day, including biographical information on its featured artists, classes, and schedule may be obtained on the Web at http://www.michaeldean.ws/.