Local Bocal March 2023

Dear Double Reeders,

some dates for your diary:

We usually have our rightly famous Quiznic round about now, but we have been short of a couple of
committee members to work on preparing it. At our last committee meeting on Sunday 12th
(farewell Hannah, welcome back Charles) we decided that 2023 will be a Quiznic- free year. We will
try to get in early next year on Feb 4th to avoid "Mad March" which has made previous years difficult to

There will be a Performance Practice on Wednesday 17th May. This will be an excellent opportunity
to play with an accompanist that we shall provide and you will get feedback on your performance from
a panel of friendly experts. Discuss this event with your teacher and start your preparation!

In the middle of the year we'll have a "Big Blow". This will be at Marryatville on Wednesday 28 th

We shall also be having our St John's Concert of course on Sunday 29th October. Our tentative
theme is "Folk Music to Reed By!" Rehearsals will be in the fortnight and Saturday preceding.

This year, in association with Adelaide Horn Jam, Arcadia Winds, and possibly other colleagues, we are
going to have some events in the week of September 11th -18th. More info to follow

The indefatigable Jane Downer will be in Adelaide again soon to present a series of concerts
that sound wonderful. Jane is a great supporter of ADRSSA and her articles on Baroque
Oboe playing for Reeding Matter are fascinating. If you haven't experienced a concert in the
Baroque Hall in North Adelaide, I strongly encourage you to see what a treasure it is and
enjoy the music as well!

Wednesday 12th APRIL
2 - 3pm
St David’s Church, 484-494 Glynburn Rd, BURNSIDE 

Fantasias by Buxtehude, Bach, Telemann & other composers for baroque oboe, recorder & organ
performed by Austral Harmony
Tickets $10 at the door
Thursday 13th APRIL
12 - 12.40pm
Baroque Hall, 104 Tynte St, NORTH ADELAIDE

Music of intimacy and elegance for baroque oboe and harpsichord from the great age and artistic environs
of Louis XIV featuring beautifully ornamented and subtly expressive music by d’Anglebert, Clérambault
and François Couperin performed by Austral Harmony
Tickets $30 Try Booking
Friday 14th APRIL
1.10 - 2pm
Elder Hall, North Terrace, ADELAIDE

BACH Triptych
Solos and Trios for oboe, violin, recorder and organ by J S Bach performed by Austral Harmony
Tickets $14 at the door