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Recent IDRS News

Announcing the Preliminary Round Judges for the 2021 Norma Hooks Young Artist and Gillet-Fox Competitions

Announcing the Preliminary Round Judges for the 2021 Norma Hooks Young Artist and Gillet-Fox Competitions! The submission deadline is coming up quickly on March 15th.

Announcing two new community resources on idrs.org

IDRS is excited to announce a brand new way to connect with the online double reed community!

2021 Conference Update

The conference will be rescheduled for July 26-30, 2022 at the University of Colorado-Boulder while the conference at Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand will now take place in 2023.

New NHYAC Oboe Chair: Welcome Celeste Johnson

We are excited to announce that Celeste Johnson has accepted our offer to be the 2022 Chair of the Norma Hooks Young Artist Competition Chair in Oboe!

New Communications Coordinator: Welcome Cayla Bellamy

Welcome to Cayla Bellamy, our new IDRS Communications Coordinator!

New Oboe Editor: Welcome Geoffrey Burgess

We are excited to announce the new Oboe Editor for The Double Reed. The Executive Board of IDRS has approved the committee’s recommendation of Geoffrey Burgess to assume the duties of Oboe Editor for the Double Reed.

New Resource: Fingerings

We are excited to share our new fingerings page! View 525 new double reed fingerings, complete with an interactive music staff, new sorting features, and an expanded database for Oboe, English Horn, German and French Bassoon, and Contrabassoon.

Announcing the 2021 Commissioning Competition and Grants

Following the recent announcement of the new works the Society has commissioned from world-renowned composers, IDRS is excited to announce further details about the 50 for 50 Commissioning Project.

Announcing the IDRS 50 for 50 Commissioning Project

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the International Double Reed Society, the society has created a commissioning project to add 50 new works for double reeds over the next five years.

New Resource: IDRS Business Member Listings

We are thrilled to introduce the new public IDRS Business Member Listings page! Hover over the “Resources” tab and then click “Marketplace” to search our worldwide double reed business database by category and location.