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I am very pleased to announce that Alan Gilbert, Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, has agreed to serve as Artistic Advisor to the IDRS in its 50th Anniversary Commissioning Project.  In this capacity, Maestro Gilbert will be working with the Executive Committee in identifying composers for the three works (oboe concerto/concertino, bassoon concerto/concertino and oboe, bassoon, piano trio) that will be commissioned for the 50th anniversary of our society.  Many thanks to Jeff Rathbun and Lenny Hindell who spearheaded the effort to have Maestro Gilbert join us in this project.

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Keith Sweger
Professor of Bassoon
School of Music
Ball State University
Muncie, IN  47306-0410

President, International Double Reed Society
sweger@idrs.org

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