Topic: Finalists in IDRS 2018 Young Artists Oboe&Gillet Fox Bsn Comp Named

From Khara Wolf.......

We are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2018 IDRS Young Artist Oboe Competition and Gillet-Fox Bassoon Competition:

The Young Artists Oboe finalists (in alphabetical order) are:

• Seong ye Ma, South Korea
Studies at Hochschule für Music and Tanz, Köln with Christian Wetzel

• Ryan Roberts, USA
Studied at the Juilliard School, NYC with Elaine Douvas

• Joana Filipa Fernandes Soares, Portugal
Studies at Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique et Danse de Paris with David Walter and Frédéric Tardy

• Alternate: Bobby Nunes
Studies at the Juilliard School, NYU with Elaine Douvas

The Gillet-Fox Bassoon finalists (in alphabetical order) are:

• Rafael Angster
• Andrea Cellacchi
• Lola Descours
• Arvid Larsson
• Marceau Lefevre
• Alternate: Marie Boichard

The International Double Reed Society wishes to extend the utmost gratitude to the first-round judges!

Please plan to attend the final round of the competition at the 2018 IDRS Conference, August 30th, 2018, Palacio de Congresos, Granada, Spain.

-This post is on behalf of the IDRS and YA Oboe Chair, Geralyn Giovannetti and GF Bassoon Chair, Saxton Rose-