Martin Kuuskmann Bassoon Virtuoso Masterclass Tour

Martin Kuuskmann

Touring Australia in October with bassoon manufacturer Bernd Moosmann and Richard Craig Woodwind, is Bassoon virtuoso and Manhattan School of Music Faculty member Martin Kuuskmann.

The event includes a two hour public masterclass and a short recital with the amazing Martin Kuuskmann, as well as an exhibition of new bassoons by Bernd Moosmann with time to try the bassoons and meet with Martin, Bernd and Richard. All events are free except Adelaide.

“Dynamic… gripping… stunning…” — The New York Times

“…sincere musicianship and unbelievable technique” — Kymensanomat, Finland

“Martin Kuuskmann shows without question that there is very little that he can’t do on the bassoon. His technique and virtuosity are remarkable.” — IDRS Magazine


Monday 19 October 4.00-9.00pm

Music Auditorium, WAAPA, Edith Cowan University
2 Bradford Street, Mount Lawley

4.00-5.00pm: Trade Stand – try new bassoons
5.00-7.00pm: Kuuskmann Masterclass
7.00-7.45pm: Break / Trade Stand
7.45-8.15pm: Kuuskmann Recital
8.15-9.00pm: Trade Stand


Tuesday 20 October from 4.00pm

ASO Grainger Studio, 91 Hindley Street, Adelaide

4.00-5.00pm: Trade Stand – try new bassoons
5.00-7.00pm: Kuuskmann Masterclass / Q&A
7.00-7.45pm: Break / Trade Stand
7.45-8.15pm: Kuuskmann Recital
8.15pm-late: Reception sponsored by the Adelaide Estonian Society – all welcome

Participants $50 ADRS members $40
General Admission $10 ADRS members $5


Wednesday 21 October 5.30-9.30pm

Room 1.39, Level 1, Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University, 140 Grey Street, South Brisbane

5.30-7.30pm: Kuuskmann Masterclass
7.30-8.15pm: Break / Trade Stand – try new bassoons
8.15-8.45pm: Kuuskmann Recital
8.45-9.30pm: Trade Stand


Thursday 22 October 4.30-8.30pm

Faculty of VCA and MCM Music Building Rooms 303/350, 234 St Kilda Road, Southbank

4.30-5.15pm: Trade Stand, Room 350 – try new bassoons
5.15-7.15pm: Kuuskmann Masterclass, Room 303
7.15-8.00pm: Break / Trade Stand, Room 350
8.00-8.30pm: Kuuskmann Recital, Room 303


Friday 23 October 3.00-7.30pm

Sydney Conservatorium of Music Recital Hall East and Rooms 1084/1085, Macquarie Street, Sydney

3.00-5.00pm: Kuuskmann Masterclass, RHE
5.00-6.00pm: Talk about how to make a bassoon and try new bassoons, Rooms 1084/1085
6.00-6.30pm: Kuuskmann Recital, RHE
6.30-7.30pm: Trade Stand – more bassoon trying, Rooms 1084/1085


Saturday 24 October 3.00-7.00pm

Linmor Hall, St Michael’s Collegiate School, 218 Macquarie Street, Hobart

3.00-3.30pm: Kuuskmann Recital
3.30-5.30pm: Masterclass / Q&A / Double Reed play-along
5.30-7.00pm: Trade Stand – try new bassoons

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