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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 final round of the 2012 IDRS Young Artist Oboe Competition was held at the conference on Monday, July 9th at 9am in the lovely Kumler Chapel at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. All three finalists performed at a very high level.
The final judges were John Dee (University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, USA), Geralyn Giovannetti (Brigham Young University, USA) and Christopher Redgate (Soloist, England). The results were announced on the evening of the competition.
The first prize winner was Juri Schmahl, a student of Clara Dent-Bogányi at the Hochschule fuer Musik Nuernberg,Germany. He won $3000 and a recital at the IDRS Conference.
Chi Yuen “Bobby” Cheng (a student of Song-Lam Yiu in Hong Kong) was awarded second prize of $2000.
Gretchen Myers, a student of Frank Rosenwein at the Cleveland Institute of Music, USA, was awarded the third prize of $1000.
The IDRS would also like to acknowledge Julia DeRosa (a student of Elaine Douvas at the Juilliard School, USA) who was initially selected as a finalist but was unable to attend due to a tour with the Juilliard Orchestra.
Congratulations to all the finalists in today’s Gillet-Fox Bassoon Competition!
First Prize: Katarzyna Zdybel
Second Prize: Amanda Swain
Honorable Mentions: Bogdan Dumitriu, Ingrid Hagan, Laura Miller
The 2013 Young Artist Competition for Bassoon will take place at the IDRS Conference being held at the University of Redlands, in Redlands, California, US. The competition repertoire is as follows:
Gordon Jacob: Partita for Solo Bassoon. Movements I, II, III, and IV
Oxford University Press
Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for bassoon and continuo in e minor, RV 484. Entire work
Edition of entrant’s choice
Gabriel Pierné: Solo de Concert, Op. 35. Entire Work
Edition of entrant’s choice
For Finals Only
Alexandre Tansman: Suite pour basson et piano. Entire Work
Please contact Saxton Rose, Competition Chair at email@example.com with any questions.
The 2013 Gillet Competition will take place at the IDRS Conference being held at the University of Redlands, in Redlands, California, US. The competition repertoire is as follows:
J.S. Bach: Partita in G Minor, BWV 1013, (originally for flute), movements 1 & 4, no repeats – edition of entrant’s choice
Robert Schumann: Adagio and Allegro – edition of entrant’s choice
Makoto Shinohara: Obsession – Leduc
Ludwig August Lebrun Concerto in D Minor – Schott (for final round only)
Please contact Margaret Marco, Competition Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
The following bassoonists will serve as judges for the final round of the 2012 Gillet-Fox Competition for Bassoon this July in Miami, Ohio.
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
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, 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:
Principal Bassoon, Royal Opera, Stockholm
Associate Principal, San Francisco Symphony
Principal, Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional, Mexico City
Principal, Vancouver Symphony
Faculty, Boston Conservatory; Sospiro Winds
We are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2012 Young Artist Competition for Oboe, in alphabetical order: Chi Yuen Cheng (Hong Kong), Julia DeRosa (USA), and Juri Schmahl (Germany), with Gretchen Myers (USA) selected as an alternate. These finalists were chosen from a strong field of 22 applicants representing six countries. The IDRS is grateful for the assistance of the preliminary round judges Joseph Salvalaggio (Canada/USA), Aryn Day Sweeney (USA) and David Walter (France). The final competition will be held on Monday, July 9th at the conference at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. The judges will be John Dee (University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, USA), Geralyn Giovannetti (Brigham Young University, USA) and Christopher Redgate (Soloist, England).
Chair, IDRS Young Artist Oboe Competition