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IDRS Conference Video Excerpts, IDRS 2015, Tokyo, Japan
Sophie Dartigalongue, bassoon (Vienna Philharmonic)
Christoph Hartmann, oboe (Berlin Philharmonic)

  • Dartigalongue, bassoon - Concerto for Bassoon and Chamber Orchestra, Henri Tomasi
  • Hartmann, oboe - Gran Concerto on themes from Verdi's “I Vespri Siciliani” Antonio Pasculli
  • IDRS 2015 Festival Orchestra, Yuko Tanaka, Daisuke Mogi - conductors
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  • The Double Reed Volume 40 • No. 3 (2017) now available online to members (login required)

    The Double Reed Vol40 • No. 32 (Excerpt).

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    IDRS 2018 Conference - August 28 - September 1, 2018, Palacio de Congresos, Granada, Spain



    IDRS 2019 Conference, University of South Florida, Tampa

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    Announcing Nermis Mieses as the next Chair of the Gillet Fox Competition in Oboe

    February 21st, 2018

    We are excited to announce that Nermis Mieses has accepted our offer to be the next Chair of the Gillet Fox Competition in Oboe! Nermis Mieses is the Assistant Professor of Oboe at Bowling Green State University in Ohio and principal oboe of the Michigan Opera Theatre in Detroit. First American to place as finalist […]

    2018 Granada Conference Registration

    February 14th, 2018

    Dear IDRS Members, We are happy to announce the registration for our 2018 47th annual IDRS conference in Granada, Spain, August 28th – September 1st, will be open starting on February 15th. The “Super Early Bird” registration rate will only be available from February 15th to March 15th on the IDRS 2018 website. The Early Bird (March 15th – April […]

    Glickman-Popkin Bassoon Camp May 28 – June 7, 2018

    February 14th, 2018

    Wildacres Retreat Center in Little Switzerland, NC Featuring Loren Glickman and guest artists Nancy Goeres, Richard Svoboda and Bill Buchman. Additional guests include Lenny Hindell, Jim Poe and Paul Nordby. For information, please go to:

    IDRS 2018 Membership Renewal

    December 8th, 2017

    Renew IDRS Membership Dear Double Reed Friends, IDRS invites you to join the Society for a very exciting 2018. A one-year Regular Membership is currently $60. (Student Memberships as well as increased-support options are also available—see below.) As a member, you receive by mail our quarterly journal, The Double Reed, full access to the many resources available on […]