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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.
Visit our website at idrs2013.org to read about the great variety of exhibitors who will be there with the latest double reed products and instruments, and the wonderful performers from all over the world who will be featured. Several evening and Saturday afternoon performances will include double reed concerto performances with orchestra or string ensemble. There will be morning lectures and many daytime concerts and master classes. See information on getting to Redlands, on campus housing, hotels, reading sessions, and more under Conference information and Event information. Evening programs and daytime schedules are listed under Event Schedules. Come have a delicious meal and wine and enjoy a chamber music concert in the gorgeous outdoor setting of a California Winery on Thursday night.
We hope to see you there!
Carolyn Beck and Francisco Castillo
Co-hosts IDRS 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 techniques (flute and double reeds) for music education majors.
Please send electronically, via attachments in word or pdf format, a letter of interest in the position, Curriculum Vita, a link to an uploaded high quality recording of recent performances, and contact information for references. The above should be emailed to:
Vanissa B. Murphy, Chair, Department of Music and Theatre Arts
To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by June 15, 2013. However, screening may continue until position is filled. A criminal background check will be required prior to employment. UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO employer striving to recruit, develop, and retain employees from varied backgrounds. Please contact us to request any accommodation necessary to aid your participation in our hiring process.
To learn more, visit our department Web site: http://www.uwec.edu/mus-the/
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 Wolfe Jensen
The finalists will compete at the IDRS Conference on June 27 at University of Redlands in California, USA. The winner will perform a recital on June 28 and receive a cash prize of $3,000 US.
The Members of the YAC Committee and the Officers of the Executive Committee are deeply appreciative of the time, effort and expertise expended by the judging panel. Members of the panel were:
- Jeffrey Lyman: University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
- Marion Reinhard: Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet, La Scala Theater Orchestra, formerly of Berlin Philharmonic
- Rodion Tolmachev: Principal Bassoon Mariinsky Theatre; Winner 2008 Gillet-Fox Competition
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 Mack, Elaine Douvas, Pedro Diaz, Stephen Taylor
- Lin Qing, SWITZERLAND/CHINA
Student of Jean-Louis Capezzali, Maurice Bourgue
- 1st Alternate – Juri Schmahl, GERMANY
Student of Clara Dent-Bogányi, Jacques Tys, Kai Frömbgen
- 2nd Alternate – Théophile Hartz, SWEDEN
Student of Christian Schmitt, Jean Louis Capezzali, Thomas Indermühle
The finalists will compete at the IDRS Conference on June 28 at University of Redlands in California, USA. The winner will perform the Concerto for Oboe in D minor by Lebrun on the final concert and receive a cash prize of $10,000 US.
The Members of the Gillet Committee and the Officers of the Executive Committee are deeply appreciative of the time, effort and expertise expended by the judging panel. Members of the panel were:
- Doris DeLoach, Professor of Oboe, Baylor University
- Hélène Devilleneuve, soloist and member of the ensembles 2E2M, Alternance, Itinéraire and Ictus à Bruxelles.
- Michael Henoch, Assistant Principal Oboe Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Professor of Oboe Northwestern University
- Celia Nicklin, Head of Oboe Studies at the Royal Academy
- Mark Ostoich, Professor of Oboe, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
The second competition of the Asian Double Reed Association for oboe and bassoon will be held in Taiwan from 19-22 December 2013. The competition will have three divisions, Elite (ages 18-30 by 21 December 2013), Senior (ages 15-17 by 21 December 2013) and Junior (ages 15 and under by 21 December 2013). The event is open to anyone within the international community, and will award prize money to both oboe and bassoon winners of each level. In addition, it will provide the opportunity for winners to perform a concerto with orchestra.
First prize: TWD150,000 ($5000 est.)
Second prize: TWD50,000 ($1,800 est.)
First prize: TWD20,000 ($700 est.)
Second prize: TWD15,000 ($500 est.)
First prize: TWD15,000 ($500 est.Z)
Second prize: TWD10,000 ($340 est)
Please click here to view the complete repertoire list for the competition. More details will be available soon.
第二届亚洲双簧协会双簧管及大管音乐比赛将于2013年12月19至22日在台湾嘉义市举行。赛程将分为三组 (报名年龄以2013年12月21日为分界)：菁英组, 年齡为18-30岁；青年组, 年齡为15-18岁；及青少年组, 年齡为15岁以下。参赛者不限国籍、种族、性别，均可申请报名参加比赛。双簧管及大管每组之优胜者将获得奖金，菁英组优胜者将有机会与交响乐团一齐合作演出协奏曲。
Translation by Dr. Shih-Han Chiu
THE NAPLES PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Announces the following audition
For the resident orchestra of the Philharmonic Center for the Arts in Naples, Florida
Assistant Principal/Second Bassoon
Schedule includes a 39-week season beginning September 9, 2013 Classical, Pops, Chamber, Opera and Ballet
2013-2014 SEASON SALARY: $53,774.00
plus 2 Weeks Paid Vacation, 90% paid Health/Dental. Health/Dental/Life Insurance/Sick Leave, provisions for disability and Pension Plan all available on the first of the month following 90 days of employment
Monday and Tuesday, May 20-21, 2013
A limited number of highly qualified applicants will be invited to this audition. A cover letter and one-page resume must be received at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts no later than: Friday, April 5, 2013
John Wesolowski, Orchestra Personnel Manager
The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra
5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard
Naples, FL 34108-2740
ABSOLUTELY NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE • Excerpt lists will not be given over the phone • Complete audition information will be mailed to a limited number of qualified applicants upon receipt of resume. • The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer. • The Philharmonic Center for the Arts is a drug-free workplace. Winning candidates must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility to work, pass a pre-employment drug screening test and background check.
Contrabassoon/Bassoon, 1 Position
Preliminary auditions: Tentatively scheduled for mid-May, 2013.
Final audition: Tentatively scheduled for June 3, 2013
Application deadline: Postmarked by April 1 OR faxed or e-mailed by April 5, 2013.
Applications received after the above due date will not be considered. Please note that those who apply earlier receive information earlier, and therefore have more choice of audition dates. For those who send their resume later, some dates may already be filled.
Employment date: Effective Immediately
Note: All audition candidates are responsible for obtaining audition repertoire from standard excerpt books, purchasable music and orchestral scores. Aside from rental only parts, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra will not provide copies of any excerpts. Required repertoire for this audition will be posted when it becomes available.
HOW TO APPLY FOR A POSTED VACANCY
Please specify audition/position on ALL correspondence (i.e. “Horn Audition”). We can only accept applications for posted vacancies. Applicants should send a BRIEF ONE-PAGE RESUME, including name, address, phone number, email address and instrument to:
Email: email@example.com Fax: 312-294-3272
Or mail to : Auditions Coordinator Chicago Symphony Orchestra 220 S. Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60604
Auditions Voicemail Box: 312-294-3271
Please attach your resume in PDF or Word formats. You may also copy your resume into the body of the email message. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
View this posting at http://cso.org/Page.aspx?id=10385
Ball State University announces the dates for its Benefic Chamber Music Camp. The camp, extended to 10 days, will be held on the Ball State campus from July 19-28, 2013. Benefic Chamber Music Camp is an intensive learning experience designed to enhance the chamber playing and collaborative skills of string, woodwind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.
Students are instructed by artists and teachers of international renown, with extensive experience and expertise as educators, chamber musicians, and as members of major symphony orchestras. Double Reed faculty for 2013 include Aryn Day Sweeney, oboe, and Keith Sweger, bassoon, both members of the Ball State School of Music faculty.
Camp activities include:
· Daily chamber ensemble coaching
· Record-and-Review ensemble sessions
· Individual coaching focused on mastering assigned chamber music repertoire
· Private lessons
· Master classes by Camp Faculty and Guest Artists
· Chamber Orchestra
· Concerto Competition: winner performs with BCMC Orchestra
· Guest Artist and Faculty Concerts and Presentations
· Student performances at Sursa Hall with high-tech tunable acoustics
Bonus programs include seminars and workshops on musician’s development:
-Health and Wellness: Alexander Technique
-The Art of Collaboration
-The Art of Improvisation
-The Art of Sight-Reading
-The Art of Recording
-The Art of Composition
-Effective Practice Techniques
-Preparation to Public Performance: Strategies and Tips
-Instrument Maintenance and much more!
Application fee is waived for students applying before March 1st, and reduced tuition is offered to students applying before April 15th. Camp capacity is limited to 40 students.
Limited scholarships are available as well as discounts for pre-formed groups and siblings.
The University of Arizona School of Music invites applications for a tenure-track full-time position as Oboe instructor at the rank of Assistant Professor.
The University of Arizona School of Music is pleased to invite applications for oboe and bassoon positions for the Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet for Fall 2013
The Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet is a Master’s level ensemble named in honor of wind pedagogue and master teacher, Fred Fox.
Appointment to the quintet provides Remission of Full Out of State and half of Instate fees in addition to an annual stipend of $5825.
Members of the Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet will receive intensive chamber music coaching with members of the Arizona Wind Quintet, a faculty ensemble.
To apply, please contact:
William Dietz, firstname.lastname@example.org