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Gillet-Fox Competition

The Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox International Competition (dedicated to the memory of the late master oboist and honorary member of the IDRS, Fernand Gillet, and to the memory of master bassoonist Hugo Fox, principal bassoonist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1922-1949) is for bassoonists and oboists who have not reached their 31st birthday by the date of the final round of the competition.

The 2019 Gillet-Fox competition is for oboe and will take place July 14-18, 2019 at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, USA. Entries for the 2019 competition will be accepted online from January 5 to March 15, 2019. Full competition information is available for download on the link below.

The Preliminary Round judges for 2019 Gillet-Fox Competition for Oboe are:

  • Diana Doherty, Principal Oboe, Sydney Symphony Orchestra (Australia)
  • Kristina Fulton, Principal Oboe, Kansas City Symphony (USA)
  • Mi-Sung Lee, Principal Oboe, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra (South Korea)
  • Andrew Parker, Assistant Professor of Oboe, University of Texas at Austin (USA)
  • Yiu Song-lam, Professor, Hong Kong, Academy for Performing Arts (Hong Kong)

Gillet-Fox Oboe Contact:
Nermis Mieses, Chair
E-mail: mieses@idrs.org

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