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IDRS 53rd annual Conference 2024 Flagstaff, AZ – Northern Arizona University July 21–25

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July 21-25, 2024 - Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA

Rebecca Kemper Scarnati (oboe) and Bradley Johnson (bassoon) and the Kitt School of Music, cordially invite you to attend the 2024 IDRS conference! Northern Arizona University is located in Flagstaff, Arizona, at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks (12,637 feet/3,852 meters). Enjoy every aspect of the conference, and while you’re here, explore miles of hiking and biking trails shared by locals, tourists, and Olympic athletes. Indulge your inner foodie at downtown Flagstaff’s many eateries and microbreweries, just walking distance from campus. As the World’s first International Dark Sky City, Flagstaff is home to Lowell Observatory. A few miles away are Arizona Snowbowl, Meteor Crater Natural Landmark, Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, Wupatki National Monument, Route 66, and Walnut Canyon National Monument. Take the switchbacks through Oak Creek Canyon to visit the Red Rocks of Sedona or a day trip to visit Antelope Canyon or the spectacular Grand Canyon National Park.

June 10-14, 2025 - Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Please join us for five days of performances, classes, lectures, and workshops presented by leading double reed artists and pedagogues from around the world! Co-hosts Pam Ajango (Oboe) and Doug Spaniol (Bassoon) look forward to welcoming you to the campus of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana – a city known around the world for auto racing, and acclaimed as one of America’s top cities for hosting major events. Indy is easy to reach by air or car and boasts a flourishing culinary and brewing scene, thriving cultural institutions, the esteemed Indianapolis Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, cool and unique neighborhoods, and its legendary “Hoosier Hospitality.” Butler University is consistently ranked as the #1 regional university in the Midwest by US News & World Report, and its Jordan College of the Arts is particularly renowned. Butler’s picturesque campus, in a residential neighborhood a few miles north of the city center, offers world-class facilities, all within close proximity to one another. Guests can choose to stay on campus in a modern dorm directly across from the concert halls or at the conference hotel in the heart of downtown. We hope you will come be a part of the 54th annual IDRS conference and enjoy all that Butler and Indianapolis have to offer!

Interested in attending a conference?

One of the many member benefits of joining IDRS is discounted pricing on conference registration.

If you can’t make it to a conference, you can livestream many of the events right from our website!