​​​​​​​​​PAST EVENTS

~2022-2023~


Penn State School of Music Faculty Recital: David Stambler, Saxophone
September 2, 2022, 7:30 p.m., Recital Hall, Penn State School of Music
Come hear Poulenc's great trio for oboe, bassoon, and piano, but with soprano saxophone instead of oboe!!

Double Quintet Concert
September 15, 2022, 6:30 p.m., School of Music Terrace (outside), Penn State
Featuring the Pennsylvania Quintet and the Penn State Graduate Student Quintet

Reeds 'n Stuff Reed Workshop and Demonstration
September 25, 2022, Penn State School of Music

Fall Visit Day
​October 10, 2022, Penn State School of Music

Niagara Symphony Orchestra: Mahler's Symphony No. 4
October 30, 2022, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines, Ontario

Double Reed Studio Recital
November 11, 2022, Recital Hall, Penn State School of Music

Mosaic
December 4, 2022, 4:00 p.m., Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State
Penn State's annual School of Music showcase featuring faculty and students ensembles

PSU African American Music Festival: Honoring the Music of Dr. T.J. Anderson
February 3, 2023, 7:30 p.m., Recital Hall, Penn State School of Music
Performance of T.J. Anderson's Echoes for oboe and bassoon with Graham Mackenzie, oboe

PSU Double Reed Day
February 12, 2023, 12:30-5:00 p.m., Penn State School of Music
A fun-filled afternoon of double reed events, including a faculty recital, master classes, reed workshops, and a double reed ensemble reading session, led by Dr. Tonya Mitchell-Spradlin, PSU's Director of Wind Band Studies. All events are open to double reed players and enthusiasts of all ages and abilities.

Cosine to Canine: A Bassoon Faculty Recital
February 19, 2023, 7:30 p.m., Recital Hall, Penn State School of Music
An evening of bassoon music featuring PSU bassoon faculty Dr. Margaret P. Fay and Dr. Timothy Shafer, piano, Dr. Lee Hinkle, percussion, and Graham Mackenzie, oboe. Works by Alyssa Morris, Mathieu Lussier, Gene Koshinksi, Eugene Bourdeau, and Margaret P. Fay. Don't miss this rare opportunity to see a bassoonist pretend to be a dog while playing the bassoon!


Double Reed Recital with Graham Mackenzie, oboe
February 22, 2023, 8:30 p.m., Ford Hall, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

Niagara Symphony Orchestra: Stravinsky's Rite of Spring
Sunday, April 23, 2023, 2:3o p.m., FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, St. Catharines, Ontario
London Symphonia: Brahms' ​Violin Concerto and Beethoven's Symphony No. 2
May 20, 2023, 7:30 p.m., United Metropolitan Church, London, Ontario
Featuring violinist James Ehnes

Bobcaygeon Music Camp
July 10-14, 2023, Bobcaygeon, ON, Canada

Daily band rehearsals, bassoon master classes, chamber music, electives, and recreation at the historic Kawartha Setters' Village


~2021-2022~


Summer Sounds @Barrington: Reed Minders in Concert!
August 16, 2022, 12:15 p.m., St. Matthew's United Church, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Join us for a varied program by the Reed Minders Duo: Graham Mackenzie, oboe, and Margaret P. Fay, bassoon. 


​2022 International Double Reed Society Conference, University of Colorado Boulder, July 26-30, 2022
July 28, 2022: 
Hidden Gems and Staples of the Oboe and Bassoon Duo Repertoire, a lecture by Margaret P. Fay and oboist Graham Mackenzie
July 29, 2022: 
Premiere of my composition Blightsworth's School for Gifted Waterfowl ​by the Ladies Reeding Society Trio de Bois
July 30, 2022: 
Exuberance!, a recital by the Reed Minders Duo: Graham Mackenzie, oboe, and Margaret P. Fay, bassoon​


SFA Double Reed Faculty Recital: Dreaming in Color
April 10, 2022, Cole Hall, Stephen F. Austin State University Music Building 
With Prof. Graham Mackenzie, oboe, and Dr. Thomas Nixon, piano


TMEA Conference Presentation: Strategies for Improving Double Reed Intonation
February 12, 2022, San Antonio, TX
With Prof. Graham Mackenzie, oboe


Kaleidoscope Concert
November 16, 2021, Grand Ball Room, SFA
Featuring the SFA Wind Ensemble, Trombone Choir, Percussion Ensemble, Stone Fort Quintet, and SFA Faculty Brass Quintet

SFA Double Reed Day
November 13, 2021, SFA Music Building
Bassoonists and oboists of all ages are welcome to attend! There is no fee to participate.

SFA Double Reed Faculty Recital with Oboist Graham Mackenzie
November 13, 2021, Cole Hall, SFA Music Building
Come hear a varied program of works that feature the oboe and bassoon! Featuring faculty members Dr. Jennifer Dalmas, violin; Melissa Nabb, viola; Dr. Evgeni Raychev, cello; and Minhae Lee, piano; and double reed students Troy Barnes and Alyssa Patton.

SFA Bassoon Studio Fall 2021 Recital
November 9, 2021, Recital Hall, SFA Music Building
Solos and chamber music by the SFA bassoon students


SFA Faculty Recital: Stone Fort Wind Quintet
November 8, 2021, Cole Hall, SFA Music Building
Featuring Dr. Christina Guenther, flute; Prof. Graham Mackenzie, oboe; Dr. Chris Ayer, clarinet; Dr. Andrea Denis, horn; and Dr. Margaret P. Fay, bassoon


Coleidoscope Chamber Concert
October 24, 2021, Cole Hall, SFA Music Building
Featuring Christopher Ayer, clarinet; Graham Mackenzie, oboe; Margaret P. Fay, bassoon; Jennifer Dalmas, violin; Melissa Nabb, viola; and Evgeni Raychev, cello
Concerto a Tre for clarinet, violin and cello, Ingolf Dahl; Quartet No. 1 for bassoon and string trio, Bernard Garfield; and
Quartet for Oboe, Violin, Cello and Piano, Bohuslav Martinu 


National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors 2021 Conference
October 22, 2021, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas
Recital by the Reed Minders Duo, featuring Graham Mackenzie, oboe, and Margaret P. Fay, bassoon


Bassoon Concerto Performance with the SFA Symphony Orchestra
​September 21, 2021
Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari's ​Suite-Concertino, Op. 16, for solo bassoon and orchestra! 


SFA New Faculty Recital
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Francis Poulenc's Trio for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano with Prof. Graham Mackenzie, oboe, and Dr. Thomas Nixon, piano




~2023-2024~


Double Quintet Concert

September 21, 2023, 6:30 p.m., School of Music Terrace (outside), Penn State

Featuring the Pennsylvania Quintet and the Penn State Graduate Student Quintet


Penn State School of Music Faculty Recital: The Lowest of the Low
October 1, 2023, 4:00 p.m., Recital Hall, Penn State School of Music
Come hear solo and chamber music performed exclusively on the lowest instruments taught at the Penn State School of Music!


Fall Visit Day

​October 9, 2023, Penn State School of Music

Come learn more about the many programs offered by Penn State's School of Music, meet music faculty and students, sit in on ensembles, and have a trial lesson.


Penn State School of Music Faculty Recital: Dr. Margaret P. Fay, bassoon, and Dr. Timothy Shafer, piano
October 27, 2023, 7:30 p.m., Recital Hall, Penn State School of Music
Solo bassoon and tenoroon repertoire by Lisa Neher, Giovanni Antonio Bertoli, William Hurlstone, and P.D.Q. Bach


Pennsylvania Quintet in Concert!

November 11, 2023, Penn State Behrend, Erie, PA

Naomi Seidman, flute; Andreas Oeste, oboe; Anthony Costa, clarinet; Margaret P. Fay, bassoon; Sarah Schouten, horn


Double Reed Studio Recital

November 12, 2023, Recital Hall, Penn State School of Music


Ohio Music Educators Association Conference

Presentation entitled "Strategies for Improving Doubling Reed Intonation"

February 1, 2024, Columbus, Ohio


PSU Double Reed Day

February 4, 2024, 9:00-5:00 p.m., Penn State School of Music

with guest artists Christin Schillinger, bassoon, and Emily Tsai, oboe

A fun-filled afternoon of double reed events, including a faculty recital, master classes, reed workshops, and a double reed ensemble reading session, led by Dr. Tonya Mitchell-Spradlin, PSU's Director of Wind Band Studies. All events are open to double reed players and enthusiasts of all ages and abilities.


Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Conference

Penn State Bassoon Ensemble Performance

April 18, 2024, 1:00 p.m., Erie, PA


​Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Conference
Presentation entitled "Tips and Tricks for Helping Beginner Bassoonists Thrive"
April 18, 2024, 3:00 p.m., Erie, PA


Bobcaygeon Music Camp
July 8-12, 2024, Bobcaygeon, ON, Canada
Daily band rehearsals, bassoon master classes, chamber music, electives, and recreation at the historic Kawartha Setters' Village


2024 International Double Reed Society Conference

Lecture: The Treasured Tenoroon

Recital: Dynamic Double Reed Duos with Dr. Graham Mackenzie

July 21-25, 2024, Flagstaff, Arizona