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About IDRS

Established in December 1971, the International Double Reed Society (oboe and bassoon family), is a member-based organization made up of professional double reed players, amateurs, hobbyists, university/college instructors, music teachers, institutions, instrument manufacturers, double reed product retailers, reed makers, and enthusiasts. The society has over 3,000 members from 56 countries. Learn more about IDRS.

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In Remembrance of Daniel Stolper

(1935-2020) | IDRS Oboe Editor: 1972-2020

Oboist, IDRS Honorary Member, and longtime oboe editor of The Double Reed, Daniel Stolper was a brilliant musician, pedagogue, accomplished writer and editor, and an iconic figure in our community since its inception almost fifty years ago. He served on the faculty at Michigan State University, Interlochen Arts Academy, and Interlochen Arts Camp. He also held positions in the San Antonio Symphony, New Orleans Philharmonic, and Lansing Symphony during his remarkable career. He will be deeply missed.

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