woodwindUWSP Woodwind Workshop Day 2015

Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Registration begins at 9:00 a.m.  Noel Fine Arts Center - UW-Stevens Point

Join us for an exciting day of master classes, woodwind ensembles, techniques classes, and reed making.  The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point woodwind professors will teach individual classes (PERFORMANCE LABS) for flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone and bassoon and hold INTERACTIVE SESSIONS about several important musical topics. 

Coaching of solos, etudes, and music for small ensembles will be available, along with reed making and other techniques classes. Please bring your instrument, music you are currenlty practicing, and any reed tools you might have.

The fee for the event is $25 per person (or $20 for registration prior to January 31st) and includes handouts,  ensemble music, and a t-shirt. Registration fees can be paid on the day of the event.  However, please send the registration form in advance so t-shirts can be ordered and music prepared.  All events will occur in the Noel Fine Arts Center on the UWSP campus.

Register on line today! 

Woodwind Workshops Day 2015 flyer and paper registration form.  (This form requires Adobe Acrobat Reader. You can dowload this free from Adobe Acrobat.)

HEID MUSIC will be on campus in the afternoon.  Visits to the Heid Music display will be worked into the schedule on a rotating basis. Students, parents and music teachers are also encouraged to visit during lunch or after the concert.

Saturday, February 14th Schedule

9:00 - 9:30  a.m.


9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Faculty Recital

10:00 - 12:00 a.m.

Instrument-Specific Workshops

12:00 - 1:15   p.m.


1:15 - 2:00  p.m.​

All-Woodwind Workshops

​2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Instrument-Specific Workshops

4:15 p.m.

Student Ensembles Concert

About the Faculty

Dr. Tara Schwab (flute) performs as principal flutist with the Central Wisconsin Symphony and tours internationally with her flute and guitar duo, Duo Amantis.  In addition to new techniques and repertoire for the contemporary flute, her research also focuses on historical performance practice.  She holds degrees from UNC Chapel Hill, CalArts, and the University of Oregon at Eugene.
Prof. Stacey Berk (oboe) performs as principal oboist with the Central Wisconsin Symphony and she performs frequently in recitals in concerts throughout the year. She has been awarded the UWSP Excellence in Teaching Award, and she is an active composer, with many works for double reeds and wind ensembles.
Dr. Andrea Splittberger-Rosen (clarinet) is an experienced teacher of clarinetists of all ages and levels. She has been Artist/Teacher of Clarinet at UWSP since 1984 and holds degrees from Eastman School of Music and Michigan State University. She performs regularly as a solo and chamber music recitalist playing an array of clarinets, including a 6-key Classical Period replica.
Prof. Preston Duncan (saxophone) a Fulbright Scholar, performs regularly with the Minnesota Orchestra as well as solo performances in the U.S. and Europe.  He recently toured in Mexico and Costa Rica and was a finalist for the McKnight Competition.
Dr. Patricia Holland (bassoon) performs as principal bassoonist with the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra and with various summer music festivals. She has contributed many concerto performances and has given recitals and master classes throughout the U.S.  In addition to teaching, Dr. Holland currently serves as Chair of the UWSP Department of Music.


Highway 66 from the West:

  • Follow Highway 66 east (Clark Street) through four traffic lights
  • Proceed one more block from the Division Street intersection (Business Hwy 51) to Phillips St.
  • Turn left on Phillips Street
  • Park in Lot Q, or north end of lot P

Interstate 39 from the East/North/South:

  • Take the Business Hwy 51 Exit from I-39 (Exit #161)
  • Follow Business Hwy 51(Division St.) through 3 traffic lights
  • Turn left on Portage Street
  • Park in Lot Q, or north end of lot P

Highway 66 from the East:

  • Follow Highway 66 west (Main Street) through seven traffic lights
  • Proceed four more blocks from the Michigan Avenue intersection to Phillips Street
  • Turn right on Phillips Street
  • Park in Lot Q, or north end of lot P