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An Annotated Catalog of Selected I.D.R.S. Bassoon Articles, with an Appedix of Catagorized Bassoon Articles, by Shaye Bowman

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IDRS 2015 Tokyo Conference Guide

May 10th, 2015

• Using a credit card to pay for conference registration and on-campus housing
• Email notifications
• Off campus hotels
• Getting to the National Youth Center (NYC), Tokyo (IDRS conference site)
• Getting to your hotel/Shinjuku station from Narita and Haneda Airports
• Getting around Tokyo

The IDRS 2015 registration, housing and exhibitor payment pages are now fully functional

May 8th, 2015

The IDRS 2015 registration, housing and exhibitor payment pages are now fully functional – http://idrs2015.org/ – and will now accept payments by VISA, MASTERCARD, AND AMERICAN EXPRESS.

Finalists of the 2015 Gillet-Fox Competition for Oboe

May 2nd, 2015

On behalf of the 2015 Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox Competition Committee, I am pleased to announce the finalists for this year’s competition:
Bunkichi Arakawa, JAPAN
Student of Sholo Ikeda, Tomoyuki Hirota, Satoki Aoyama, Yoshiaki Obata
Stuart Breczinski, USA
Student of Jacqueline Leclair, Humbert Lucarelli, Mark Weiger, John Snow, Rachel Brudnoy
Andrew Kawai, AUSTRALIA
Student of Seng Tong and Jeffrey Crellin
Sergio Sanchez, [...]

Finalists of the 2015 Young Artist Competition for Bassoon

May 2nd, 2015

The Members of the 2015 Young Artist Competition for Bassoon Committee are pleased to announce the finalists of this year’s competition:
Finalists:
Valeria Curti, SWITZERLAND
Student of Patrik Lüscher, Matthias Racz, Frank Forst
Geng Liang, SINGAPORE
Student of Zhang Jin Min, Song Zhi Hong
Kaspar Reh, GERMANY
Student of Selim Aykal, Frank Forst
Alternate:
Mathieu Brunet, FRANCE
Student of Jean-Louis Estier, Carlo Colombo, Jean [...]