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Available from the site are: IDRS publications since the inception of the organization in 1972; one-of-a-kind video, audio and podcasts of performances, master classes and interviews of world-renowned double reed professionals, emerging artists and master teachers; complete audio/video/text archive of the Gillet-Fox international competition; double reed music including complete woodwind quintets by Danzi, Reicha and Cambini; database driven information resource system... Read more »

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IDRS 2015 Conference Update

December 17th, 2014

The proposal deadline to particpate in the IDRS 2015 conference extended to January 15, 2015. Go to idrs2015.org to submit your proposal.

Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet at the University of Arizona Openings for Fall 2015-Spring 2017

December 5th, 2014

The University of Arizona School of Music is pleased to invite applications for qualified Master’s candidates of oboe and bassoon for positions in the Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet for Fall 2015.
The Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet is named in honor of wind pedagogue and master teacher, Fred Fox.
Appointment to the quintet provides remission of [...]

IDRS 2015 Tokyo Conference Proposal Submission

October 22nd, 2014

The IDRS 2015 Tokyo Conference Artist Selection Committee is now accepting proposals to participate. You may submit your proposal at www.idrs2015.org.

Assistant Professor of Oboe Vacancy, University of Iowa

October 8th, 2014

Assistant Professor of Oboe School of Music, Tenure-track
The University of Iowa, School of Music is seeking an artist-level performer and teacher of oboe. Primary responsibilities include teaching, recruiting, mentoring, and advising undergraduate and graduate oboe students. Additionally, the successful candidate will teach courses in oboe literature and pedagogy, reed- making, and applied oboe as a [...]