Topic: Welcome!

Welcome to the IDRS’ Health and Wellness Forum – a new addition to the series of bulletin boards that have been a part of the  IDRS Web site since early 2005. We hope this forum will provide a continuation of the dialogues and other listserv communications that have served the health-related interests of our double reed community over the years.

We invite all members to share their questions, concerns, and considerations about health and wellness topics on these pages. Please feel free to comment as you have done in the past—this is not strictly a consultation or “Ask the Doctor” venue, and we envision having several health professionals serving as forum moderators.

Dr. Bill Dawson
IDRS medical consultant
President, Performing Arts Medicine Association

Dr. Bill Dawson, bassoonist and teacher
IDRS medical consultant
Past President, Performing Arts Medicine Assoc.
Author of "Fit as a Fiddle: The Musician's Guide to Playing Healthy"