Sunday, June 21, 2015

Happy Fathers Day Dad!

The long-deceased RantDad's sole appearance on The Internet, courtesy of the International Double Reed Society. Love ya always, warts and all Dad.
First Name: Forest
Last Name: Cornwell
Bio: Forest Cornwell, bassoon is a member of the Lalliet Trio, a chamber music ensemble in Billings, Montana.
Source: The Double Reed 15/2 (Fall 1992)

From Billings, Montana, bassoonist Forest Cornwell, comes word of the 2nd Annual Double Reed Symposium in Billings on Monday and Tuesday, August 22 and 23, 1983. Featured clinician-artists this year will be Leonard Sharrow, distinguished principal bassoonist of the Pittsburgh Symphony and Roger McDonald, professor of oboe at the University of Montana. Alan Fox from the Fox Products Company will also be there to present a clinic on oboe and bassoon making, including the achievement of advanced levels of resonance, intonation, and tone color. The 2-day symposium will feature performances by the great clinicians and master classes with students as well as opportunity for informal discussion between both the clinicians and students. The registration fee of $45 includes admission to recitals, master classes and two noon luncheons. Interested persons may contact Forest Cornwell, 929 Cook Avenue, Billings, MT 59102 (406-259-9556) for further information.

And in honor of both RantDad and his trio's namesake,

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