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1st Prize: Mingyuan Yang

2nd Prize: Thomas English

3rd Prize: Ben Roidl-Ward

1st Prize: Lin Qing

2nd Prize: Johannes Grosso

Honorable Mentions:
Nir Gavrieli
Friederike Hulman
James Jihyun Kim

Semi and Final Rounds to be held at the 2014 MQVC Bassoon Symposium (three days of master classes and concerts open to all)
Hosts: Ben Kamins and Kristin Wolfe Jensen
Location: Round Top, Texas, USA
Dates: January 18 – 20, 2014

Eligibility
Women bassoon players who are citizens of the Americas (North America, Central America, South America), or who are enrolled in school in the Americas during the year prior to the competition and who will not have reached their 24th birthday by the competition in January of 2014.

Prizes

  • First Prize: US $9,000
  • Second Prize: US $5,000
  • Third Prize: US $2,000
  • Two Honorable Mentions: US $1000 each
  • Five Semi-Finalist Awards: US $500 each

Repertoire

  • Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in g minor, RV 495 (Op. 40, No. 20/P. 384/F VIII, No. 23/M 269). In the final round, the Vivaldi must be performed from memory
  • Katherine Hoover: Journey
  • Leslie Bassett: Metamorphoses (only movements 1, 2, 3, and 8 for the preliminary round)
  • One additional piece for final round (chosen from the official Repertoire List)

Applications
The preliminary round of competition is conducted via recording. Physical or electronic submissions are due October 14, 2013.

For more information, including submission instructions, additional repertoire list, and Symposium details, please visit mqvc.org.

The Members of the 2013 Young Artist Competition for Bassoon Committee are pleased to announce the finalists of this year’s competition:

Finalists:

  • Thomas English, USA
    Teachers include Kara M. Stolle, Douglas Spaniol, George Sakakeeny
  • Ben Roidl-Ward, GERMANY/USA
    Teachers include Francine Peterson, George Sakakeeny
  • Mingyuan Yang, CHINA/USA
    Teachers include Wendy Rose, Te Xu, Jianzhong Zhao

Alternates:

  • Jonathon Pearson Altizer, USA
    Teachers include Sharon Kuster, Kristin Wolfe Jensen
  • Naho Zhu, Japan/USA
    Teachers include Patricia Rogers, Richard Ranti, Janet Underhill

The finalists will compete at the IDRS Conference on June 27 at University of Redlands in California, USA. The winner will perform a recital on June 28 and receive a cash prize of $3,000 US.

The Members of the YAC Committee and the Officers of the Executive Committee are deeply appreciative of the time, effort and expertise expended by the judging panel. Members of the panel were:

  • Jeffrey Lyman: University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
  • Marion Reinhard: Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet, La Scala Theater Orchestra, formerly of Berlin Philharmonic
  • Rodion Tolmachev: Principal Bassoon Mariinsky Theatre; Winner 2008 Gillet-Fox Competition

The Members of the 2013 Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox Competition for Oboe Committee are pleased to announce the finalists of this year’s competition:

Finalists:

  • Nir Gavrieli, GERMANY
    Student of Dudu Carmel, Diethelm Jonas, Nick Deutsch
  • Johannes Grosso, FRANCE
    Student of Jean Louis Capezzali, Jérôme Guichard
  • Friederike Hulman, SWEDEN
    Student of Prof. Dominik Wollenweber, Jacques Tys, David Walter
  • James Jihyun Kim, USA
    Student of John Mack, Elaine Douvas, Pedro Diaz, Stephen Taylor
  • Lin Qing, SWITZERLAND/CHINA
    Student of Jean-Louis Capezzali, Maurice Bourgue, Yiu Song Lam

Alternates:

  • 1st Alternate – Juri Schmahl, GERMANY
    Student of Clara Dent-Bogányi, Jacques Tys, Kai Frömbgen
  • 2nd Alternate – Théophile Hartz, SWEDEN
    Student of Christian Schmitt, Jean Louis Capezzali, Thomas Indermühle

The finalists will compete at the IDRS Conference on June 28 at University of Redlands in California, USA. The winner will perform the Concerto for Oboe in D minor by Lebrun on the final concert and receive a cash prize of $10,000 US.

The Members of the Gillet Committee and the Officers of the Executive Committee are deeply appreciative of the time, effort and expertise expended by the judging panel. Members of the panel were:

  • Doris DeLoach, Professor of Oboe, Baylor University
  • Hélène Devilleneuve, soloist and member of the ensembles 2E2M, Alternance, Itinéraire and Ictus à Bruxelles.
  • Michael Henoch, Assistant Principal Oboe Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Professor of Oboe Northwestern University
  • Celia Nicklin, Head of Oboe Studies at the Royal Academy
  • Mark Ostoich, Professor of Oboe, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

The second competition of the Asian Double Reed Association for oboe and bassoon will be held in Taiwan from 19-22 December 2013. The competition will have three divisions, Elite (ages 18-30 by 21 December 2013), Senior (ages 15-17 by 21 December 2013) and Junior (ages 15 and under by 21 December 2013). The event is open to anyone within the international community, and will award prize money to both oboe and bassoon winners of each level. In addition, it will provide the opportunity for winners to perform a concerto with orchestra.

Elite division
First prize: TWD150,000 ($5000 est.)
Second prize: TWD50,000 ($1,800 est.)

Senior division
First prize: TWD20,000 ($700 est.)
Second prize: TWD15,000 ($500 est.)

Junior division
First prize: TWD15,000 ($500 est.Z)
Second prize: TWD10,000 ($340 est)

Please click here to view the complete repertoire list for the competition. More details will be available soon.

第二届亚洲双簧协会双簧管及大管音乐比赛将于2013年12月19至22日在台湾嘉义市举行。赛程将分为三组 (报名年龄以2013年12月21日为分界):菁英组, 年齡为18-30岁;青年组, 年齡为15-18岁;及青少年组, 年齡为15岁以下。参赛者不限国籍、种族、性别,均可申请报名参加比赛。双簧管及大管每组之优胜者将获得奖金,菁英组优胜者将有机会与交响乐团一齐合作演出协奏曲。

菁英组:
第一名: 新台币150,000元
第二名: 新台币50,000元

青年组:
第一名: 新台币20,000元
第二名: 新台币15,000元

青少年组:
第一名: 新台币15,000元
第二名: 新台币10,000元

请点击此连结参考比赛之指定曲目,更多具体详情将于近日公布。

Translation by Dr. Shih-Han Chiu

Translation by Dr. Shih-Han ChiuThe second competition of the Asian Double Reed Association for oboe and bassoon will be held in Taiwan from 19-22 December 2013. The competition will have three divisions, Elite (ages 18-30 by 21 December 2013), Senior (ages 15-17 by 21 December 2013) and Junior (ages 15 and under by 21 December 2013). The event is open to anyone within the international community, and will award prize money to both oboe and bassoon winners of each level. In addition, it will provide the opportunity for winners to perform a concerto with orchestra.
Elite division
First prize: TWD150,000 ($5000 est.)
Second prize: TWD50,000 ($1,800 est.)
Senior division
First prize: TWD20,000 ($700 est.)
Second prize: TWD15,000 ($500 est.)
Junior division
First prize: TWD15,000 ($500 est.Z)
Second prize: TWD10,000 ($340 est)
Please click here to view the complete repertoire list for the competition. More details will be available soon.
第二届亚洲双簧协会双簧管及大管音乐比赛将于2013年12月19至22日在台湾嘉义市举行。赛程将分为三组 (报名年龄以2013年12月21日为分界):菁英组, 年齡为18-30岁;青年组, 年齡为15-18岁;及青少年组, 年齡为15岁以下。参赛者不限国籍、种族、性别,均可申请报名参加比赛。双簧管及大管每组之优胜者将获得奖金,菁英组优胜者将有机会与交响乐团一齐合作演出协奏曲。
菁英组:
第一名: 新台币150,000元
第二名: 新台币50,000元
青年组:
第一名: 新台币20,000元
第二名: 新台币15,000元
青少年组:
第一名: 新台币15,000元
第二名: 新台币10,000元
请点击此连结参考比赛之指定曲目,更多具体详情将于近日公布。
Translation by Dr. Shih-Han Chiu

The final round of the 2012 IDRS Young Artist Oboe Competition was held at the conference on Monday, July 9th at 9am in the lovely Kumler Chapel at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. All three finalists performed at a very high level.

The final judges were John Dee (University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, USA), Geralyn Giovannetti (Brigham Young University, USA) and Christopher Redgate (Soloist, England). The results were announced on the evening of the competition.

The first prize winner was Juri Schmahl, a student of Clara Dent-Bogányi at the Hochschule fuer Musik Nuernberg,Germany. He won $3000 and a recital at the IDRS Conference.

Chi Yuen “Bobby” Cheng (a student of Song-Lam Yiu in Hong Kong) was awarded second prize of $2000.

Gretchen Myers, a student of Frank Rosenwein at the Cleveland Institute of Music, USA, was awarded the third prize of $1000.

The IDRS would also like to acknowledge Julia DeRosa (a student of Elaine Douvas at the Juilliard School, USA) who was initially selected as a finalist but was unable to attend due to a tour with the Juilliard Orchestra.

Congratulations to all the finalists in today’s Gillet-Fox Bassoon Competition!

First Prize: Katarzyna Zdybel
Second Prize: Amanda Swain
Honorable Mentions: Bogdan Dumitriu, Ingrid Hagan, Laura Miller

The 2013 Young Artist Competition for Bassoon will take place at the IDRS Conference being held at the University of Redlands, in Redlands, California, US. The competition repertoire is as follows:

Gordon Jacob: Partita for Solo Bassoon. Movements I, II, III, and IV
Oxford University Press

Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for bassoon and continuo in e minor, RV 484. Entire work
Edition of entrant’s choice

Gabriel Pierné: Solo de Concert, Op. 35. Entire Work
Edition of entrant’s choice

For Finals Only
Alexandre Tansman: Suite pour basson et piano. Entire Work
Eschig

pdfDownload the competition brochure in English, Spanish, German, French, and Japanese

Please contact Saxton Rose, Competition Chair at roses@uncsa.edu with any questions.

The 2013 Gillet Competition will take place at the IDRS Conference being held at the University of Redlands, in Redlands, California, US. The competition repertoire is as follows:

J.S. Bach: Partita in G Minor, BWV 1013, (originally for flute), movements 1 & 4, no repeats – edition of entrant’s choice

Robert Schumann: Adagio and Allegro – edition of entrant’s choice

Makoto Shinohara: Obsession – Leduc

Ludwig August Lebrun Concerto in D Minor – Schott (for final round only)

pdfDownload the competition brochure in English, Spanish, German, French, and Japanese

Please contact Margaret Marco, Competition Chair at mmarco@ku.edu with any questions.

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