2015 Double Reed Bootcamp


We apologize, but the camp for this year has had to be canceled due to family emergency. If you have already applied and mailed a check, it will be returned to you. 

Updated June 2, 2015.



The Southeastern Double Reed Workshop 2015 at the University of North Florida

June 27 - July 2, 2015 

  • Featuring classes in reed-making techniques
  • Master classes in practice techniques and musician health
  • Performance classes focusing on audition preparation: etudes, orchestral experts, solo literature, chamber performance and early music
  • Faculty and student recitals

The Workshop
The Southeastern Double Reed Workshop 2015 at The University of North Florida is an intense weeklong event for serious double reed students, focusing on the fundamental principles of double reed performance. Our Double Reed Boot Camp will place an emphasis on specialized classes in reed-making techniques, including masterclasses and performance classes with a focus on audition preparation, practice techniques, etudes, orchestral excerpts, solo literature, chamber music, early music, and yoga for musicians. Each participant will be assigned repertoire to prepare prior to the workshop.

Application Information
For application to the workshop, please complete the application form and return. A $100 non-refundable deposit must be made to hold your place for the workshop. You can mail a check made payable to the the University of North Florida Double Reed Workshop. The balance of the tuition is due at registration. Tuition for the workshop is $540, which includes room and board. Students living in the area may commute and pay a reduced fee, which includes tuition, lunches and dinners. Reed making kits must be purchased separately.

Residence and Food
Participants will be housed in the University of North Florida residence halls, eat in the student commons and have access to all campus recreational facilities. Counselors will stay in the dorms with the participants.

If you have any questions please contact:
Ann Adams: aadams220@mac.com


Ann Adams recently joined the faculty at The University of North Florida where she teaches applied oboe and chamber music. In addition, she is on the music faculty at LaVilla School of the Arts as a band director. Dr. Adams is an active recitalist and clinician and has appeared as a soloist with the Stetson University Wind Ensemble, the Bach Festival Orchestra of Winter Park, the Florida State University Wind Orchestra, and the Bach Festival Society of Kalamazoo. She is a frequent performer with various orchestras and chamber ensembles throughout central Florida. Dr. Adams has participated in the French Oboe Repertoire classes with Wayne Rapier and John DeLancie. She is an active member of the International Double Reed Society. She has performed recitals for IDRS Conferences in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Melbourne, Australia, Muncie, Indiana, and Birmingham, England. In addition, as a Baroque oboist, Dr. Adams has participated in the Baroque Performance Institute at Oberlin College and the Western Baroque Festival in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Adams taught oboe, chamber music, and music education at Stetson University for twenty-five years.

Lee Goodhew Romm is Professor of Bassoon at Ithaca College. Active as a performer and clinician, she can regularly be heard in solo, chamber and orchestral venues. She holds the John S. and Marybeth Ostrom Chair in the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, where she is principal bassoon and has served on the Board of Directors. Dr. Goodhew Romm received her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Michigan State University, her M.M. from Southern Methodist University and B.M. from the University of North Texas where she was the recipient of the Presser Award. Her major teachers include Edgar Kirk, Will Roberts, Louis Skinner, Maestro Charles Bruck, and Maestro Anshel Brusilow.

In 2007, Dr. Goodhew Romm hosted the conference for the International Double Reed Society at Ithaca College Additionally, she enjoys playing the baroque bassoon, and has participated in the Amherst Early Music Festival, the Baroque Performance Institute at Oberlin College and the Western Baroque Festival in Seattle, Washington. In 2014, she became a Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher and has a special interest in Yoga for the Artist. She teaches at Sunrise Yoga Center in Ithaca, NY and regularly presents at the Healthy Musician Workshop.