UPCOMING EVENTS


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


Coleidoscope Chamber Concert

October 24, 2021, 7:30 p.m., 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 


SFA Faculty Recital: Stone Fort Wind Quintet
November 8, 2021, 7:30 p.m., 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


SFA Bassoon Studio Fall 2021 Recital
November 9, 2021, 7:30 p.m., Recital Hall, SFA Music Building

Solos and chamber music by the SFA bassoon students


SFA Double Reed Day: NEW DATE!!!
November 13, 2021, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., 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,  11:30 a.m. (Yes, that time is correct!), 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.


Kaleidoscope Concert

November 16, 2021, 7:30 p.m., Grand Ball Room, SFA

Featuring the SFA Wind Ensemble, Trombone Choir, Percussion Ensemble, Stone Fort Quintet, and SFA Faculty Brass Quintet


TMEA Conference Presentation: Strategies for Improving Double Reed Intonation

Saturday, February 12, 2022, 9:30 a.m.

With Prof. Graham Mackenzie, oboe



​​​​​​​PAST EVENTS


~2021~


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

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 Faculty Recital with Oboist Dr. Abby Held
March 30, 2021

SFA Bassoon Studio Spring 2021 Recital
April 17, 2021, 2:30 p.m


Guest Master Class Clinician at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario
February 17, 2021


SFA Bassoon Studio Guest Master Class: Guest Artist Samuel Fraser, Principal bassoonist of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra
February 3, 2021

~2020~


SFA School of Music Virtual Open House

December 5, 2020, Online


SFA Faculty Recital with Dr. Abby Held, oboe, and Dr. Chris Ayer, clarinet

November 8, 2020, SFA School of Music, Tent 2


SFA Bassoon Studio Fall 2020 Recital

November 7, 2020, SFA School of Music, Tent 2


Virtual Bassoon Blast!
March 26, 2020, Online
Bassoonists are invited to join Western University's bassoon studio for an afternoon of bassoon solos and bassoon-themed games.


Windsor Symphony Orchestra: Sibelius and Marimba Concerto
March 14, 2020, Windsor, ON


Fanshawe Chorus London
March 7, 2020, London, ON
Beethoven's Mass in C Major and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1


Western University Bassoon Studio Recital
February 27, 2020, 6:30 p.m., Studio 242, Western University, London, ON

Jeans 'n Classics: Sweet Dreams: The Music of Annie Lennox & the Eurhythmics
February 27, 2020, 8:00 p.m., Grand Theatre, London, ON

Niagara Symphony Orchestra: Strictly Hip
February 28, 2020, St. Catharines, ON


~2019~


London Symphonia: Beethoven Bash at Beal
November 24, 2019, Dundas United Church, London, ON


Windsor Symphony Orchestra: Rodrigo Guitar Concerto
November 17, 2019, Capitol Theatre, Windsor, ON


Concerts in Care: Double Treble Trio
November 9, 2019, Revera Grand Wood, London, ON

London Symphonia: Take Me to the Cabaret

October 29, 2019, Talbot Street Church, London, ON


London Symphonia: Love Story: Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms
September 28, 2019, Metropolitan United Church, London, ON


Reed Minders Duo: SummerSounds@Barrington Concert Series
August 13, 2019, St Matthew's United Church, Halifax, NS


Orchestra Breva: Laura Secord Sesquicentennial Concert Celebration

June 20, 21, and 23, 2019, Ingersoll, Brantford, and Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

Tumble Reeds Music Studio June Recital
June 30, 2019, London, ON


Windsor Symphony Orchestra: Fiddlin' Around
Broadway fiddling sensation Caitlin Warbelow joins the Windsor Symphony in concert!
April 6 and 7, Capitol Theatre, Windsor, ON

London Symphonia: Romantic Voyages
Jordan Pal's On The Double, Schumann's Cello Concerto, and Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3 "Scottish."
April 13, Metropolitan United Church, London, ON


Windsor Symphony Orchestra: Gershwin Meets Steinway
Daniel Wnukowski, Piano; Shahida Nurullah, Vocals
February 16 and 17, 2019, Capitol Theatre, Windsor, ON

Windsor Symphony Orchestra: Bowie and Prince

February 22, 2019, Chrysler Theatre, Windsor, ON

Fanshawe Chorus London: Haydn's The Creation
March 9, 2019, Dundas St. Centre United Church, London, ON


Reed Minders Duo at the London Waldorf School Winter Fair
Margaret performs a selection of double reed duos with her oboe-playing husband Graham Mackenzie.
February 2, 2019, London Waldorf School, London, ON


Windsor Symphony Orchestra: French Connections
Claude Debussy's Printemps, Jordan Pal's Trombone Concerto with soloist Gordon Wolfe, Gabriel Fauré's Masques et bergamasques, op. 112, and Camille Saint-Saëns' Symphony No. 2 in A minor, Op. 55.
January 26, 2019, Capitol Theatre, Windsor, ON


London Symphonia: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert
January 18, 2019, Budweiser Gardens, London, ON