Woodwind Doublers Boot Camp

with Ed Joffe

Special Guest: Yamaha Repair Technician Tomoji Hirakata

Sunday, June 9 – Tuesday, June 11
~ 2024 ~

An intense three-day masterclass totaling 15 hours of instruction covering all aspects of multiple woodwind performance involving saxophones, clarinets, and flutes. This event will be limited to six multiple woodwind participants who are working professionals or college-level students with professional performance aspiration. All participants are expected to attend every session. The classes will be presented at Ed’s home located in Oxford, CT—90 minutes by car from NYC. The topics will include:

  • Fundamental Concepts for Effective Woodwind Doubling
  • Warmup Routines
  • Essential Repertoire—Classical, Commercial & Jazz
  • The Contemporary Doubler—A Chameleon of Many Styles
  • Equipment Choices & Maintenance
  • Reeds—Selection, Preparation & Preservation
  • Musical Theater—Tips & Survival Techniques
  • Selected Artists/Recordings to Study


Sunday, 6/9

Lunch Break

Monday, 6/10

Lunch Break

Tuesday, 6/11

**Barbecue Lunch

The fee for this three-day intensive class is $200 payable through PayPal at www.Joffewoodwinds.com by 6/1/24.

If hotel accommodations are needed, there are several options close to Oxford, CT, that are reasonable. Please contact Ed directly through the website immediately after registering to discuss lodging, instrumentation, and music to be performed at the class.

*Bagels, muffins, coffee & juice will be offered prior to the class.

**A barbecue lunch will be provided on 6/11.


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