The Chicago Double Reed Festival is an all day experience put on, for, and by Chicago area bassoonists and oboists of all ages, experience levels, and backgrounds! Participants will have the opportunity to play in master classes, participate in reed-making classes, perform in technique classes, play in a double reed ensemble, try out instruments from local vendors, and celebrate all things double reed! All participants will also get a double reed festival t-shirt and lunch.


If you are a:

  • Young musician
  • High School musician
  • College musician
  • Amateur performer
  • Professional performer
  • Bassoon or Oboe teacher
  • Parent of a bassoon or oboe player
  • Double Reed Enthusiast


Chicago Double Reed Festival will take place on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Ravinia's Bennett Gordon Hall in Highland Park, IL. Click here for detailed directions and parking instructions. Check-in/registration will start at 9:00am. See our schedule for a detailed look at what classes will be offered throughout the day.