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Honorary Membership to IDRS

April 23rd, 2014

Dear IDRS members,
It is that time of year when we consider nominations for honorary membership to IDRS. This is an excellent opportunity for our society to recognize those of extraordinary distinction. If you have any suggestions, please send them to me (stomberg@idrs.org).
Sincerely,
Eric Stomberg
1st Vice President
IDRS

2014 Gillet-Fox and Young Artist Preliminary Round Judges

March 19th, 2014

We are pleased to announce the preliminary round judges for this year’s 2014 Gillet-Fox Bassoon and Young Artist Oboe Competitions.
2014 Gillet-Fox Bassoon Competition
Judith Farmer (USA)
Gaƫlle Habert (France, winner of the 2002 competition)
Yoshihide Kiryu (Japan)
Harry Searing (USA)
Lyndon Watts (Australia/Germany)
Young Artist Oboe Competition
Nicholas Daniel (UK, Germany)
Dwight Parry (USA)
Susan Hatch Tomkiewicz (USA)
Many thanks to these judges for what [...]

Brochure for the 2014 Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox International Competition for Bassoon

September 14th, 2013

Announcing the 2014 Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox International Competition for Bassoon, to be held at the IDRS Conference at New York University and open to oboists who have not reached their 31st birthday before the date of the final audition, August 8, 2014. Applications will be accepted from January 1st, 2014 to March 15th, 2014. Details [...]

Brochure for the 2014 Young Artist Competition for Oboe

September 14th, 2013

Announcing the 2014 Young Artist Competition for Oboe, to be held at the IDRS Conference at New York University and open to oboists who have not reached their 22nd birthday by the final round of the competition, August 7th, 2014. Applications will be accepted from January 1st, 2014 to March 15th, 2014. Details are available [...]