2016 OOTO Events Welcome

Participants of the 2011 Oboes on the Ohio festival enjoy some time “On the Ohio.”

OBOES ON THE OHIO, A Double Reed Festival at the historic Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre in downtown Gallipolis, Ohio. This unique event is designed to showcase the musical flavor of double reeds.

This exciting day of workshops, music readings and vendor exhibitions will culminate in a Festival Concert at 7:00 p.m. on the main stage.

Registration and ticket information for the all-day events will be open soon, so check back often!

For a taste of what’s in store, here’s a schedule of last year’s events:

Main Floor, Morris & Dorothy Haskins Stage

2nd Floor


Chamber Music Reading Session
Evening Concert


Exhibits & Recycle Table Open

3rd Floor, Ariel Chamber Theatre

11:00  Tips for Starting Bassoon Players – Kay Lawson
11:30  Switching Students to Oboe, a Band Director Refresher Course
– Bailey Sorton
 1:00  Great Reeds Via The Knife – Robert Sorton
 2:00  How to be a H.I.P.* Oboist – Richard Kravchak and Kay Lawson *(historically informed practice)
 3:00  Trigger Point Therapy for Preventing Muscular Injuries – Michele Fiala

Colin Maier of Quartetto Gelato

No, it isn’t oboe auditions at Ohio Valley Symphony, it’s an October 2010 performance when Quartetto Gelato appeared with The Ohio Valley Symphony.

Participating Vendors

double or nothing reeds I Play Yamaha
  Imagine Music Publishing
 Fox Products


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