Topic: 2012 Gillet-Fox Bassoon Finalists

The following bassoonists have been named as finalists (with one alternate) for the 2012 Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox Bassoon Competition. They will compete in the Final Stage of the Competition in an open concert at the IDRS meeting in Oxford, Ohio, U.S.A. on July 10, 2012.


Bogdan Dumitriu, Principal Bassoon of LaGrange Symphony Orchestra; Student of Ronald Wirt and Constantin Barcov

Ingrid Hagan, Principal Bassoon of the Auckland Symphony Orchestra; Student of Whitney Crockett

Laura Miller, Master of Music Candidate, University of Texas at Austin; Student of Kristin Wolfe Jensen and Michael Ellert

Amanda Swain, Civic Orchestra of Chicago; Student of Christopher Millard, Bill Buchman, Kristin Wolfe Jensen,
and J. Jeff Robinson

Katarzyna Zdybel, Principal Bassoon of the Wroclaw Symphony (Poland); Student of Marc Engelhardt, Zbigniew Pluzek, and Czeslaw


Meryl Summers, Master of Music Candidate, Yale School of Music; Student of Frank Morelli, Gustavo Nuñez, Lewis Kirk, Christopher
Millard, David Seidel, and Bill Buchman

We are sincerely grateful to our panel of distinguished judges whose time and expertise helped make the 2012 competition possible:

Christian Davidsson, Principal, Royal Opera, Stockholm
Steven Dibner, Associate Principal, San Francisco Symphony
Wendy Holdaway, Principal, Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional, Mexico City
Julia Lockhart, Principal, Vancouver Symphony
Adrian Morejon, Faculty, Boston Conservatory; Sospiro Winds

Last edited by pkolkay (2012-05-14 07:58:32)

Re: 2012 Gillet-Fox Bassoon Finalists

I'm pleased to announce the Final Round judges for the 2012 Gillet-Fox Bassoon Competition.

Carolyn Beck (US), University of Redlands
Leonardo Dean (Venezuela), Principal, Simon Bolivar Orchestra
Anders Engström (Sweden), Royal Opera of Stockholm
Leonard Hindell (US), former member of the New York Philharmonic
Karen Pierson (US), Ohio State University