Welcome to IDRS.org, the official website of the International Double Reed Society, the world-wide organization of double reed (oboe and bassoon family) players, instrument manufacturers and enthusiasts.
IDRS.org is the most comprehensive site dedicated to the dissemination of information related directly to double reed performance, pedagogy, and research. The IDRS.org project is supported, in part, by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the University of Colorado, College of Music.
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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Early Registration sale prices are extended through Sunday night May 26th! Come to IDRS 2013 Conference June 25-29 in sunny Southern California at the University of Redlands, just east of Los Angeles.May 16th, 2013
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE, DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC AND THEATRE ARTS
POSITION: The Department of Music and Theatre Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire seeks a part-time Associate Lecturer to start August 19, 2013 for the 2013-2014 academic year.
DUTIES: Teach applied bassoon to music majors and minors. Teach one section of woodwind [...]
The Members of the 2013 Young Artist Competition for Bassoon Committee are pleased to announce the finalists of this year’s competition:
Thomas English, USA
Teachers include Kara M. Stolle, Douglas Spaniol, George Sakakeeny
Ben Roidl-Ward, GERMANY/USA
Teachers include Francine Peterson, George Sakakeeny
Mingyuan Yang, CHINA/USA
Teachers include Wendy Rose, Te Xu, Jianzhong Zhao
Jonathon Pearson Altizer, USA
Teachers include Sharon Kuster, Kristin [...]
The Members of the 2013 Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox Competition for Oboe Committee are pleased to announce the finalists of this year’s competition:
Nir Gavrieli, GERMANY
Student of Dudu Carmel, Diethelm Jonas, Nick Deutsch
Johannes Grosso, FRANCE
Student of Jean Louis Capezzali, Jérôme Guichard
Friederike Hulman, SWEDEN
Student of Prof. Dominik Wollenweber, Jacques Tys, David Walter
James Jihyun Kim, USA
Student of John [...]