Recent IDRS News

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.

President’s Message

We invite you to watch an important message from IDRS President, Eric Stomberg, about how we are coming together to support each other as a community. Learn more about how IDRS is supporting COIVD-19 research, an update about our competition repertoire, and upcoming changes to our new Code of Regulations.