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The Committee for the 2011 Young Artist Bassoon Competition is pleased to announce the list of esteemed judges for the competition’s preliminary round. We are extremely grateful to these individuals for their generosity and expertise.

Whitney Crockett: Principal bassoon of Los Angeles Philharmonic

Carlo Colombo: Principal bassoon of Lyon National Opera Orchestra (France) and professor at the Lyon and Lausanne Conservatories

Lynn Hileman: Professor of Bassoon at West Virginia University

The Committee for the 2011 Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox Oboe Competition is pleased to announce the list of esteemed judges for the competition’s preliminary round. We are extremely grateful to these individuals for their generosity and expertise.

Sherie Aguirre: Principal Oboe, Virginia Symphony Orchestra

George Caird: Professor of Oboe, Birmingham Conservatoire, Albion Ensemble

Frances Colón: Professor of Oboe, Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music and Principal Oboe, Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra

Richard Killmer: Professor of Oboe, Eastman School of Music

Guy Porat: Faculty, Buchmann-Mehta School of Music, Konservatorium Wien Privatuniversität, Ra’anana Music Center

Upcoming ConferenceIDRS 2011 is now accepting proposals through our web page. Please visit http://www.idrs2011.org to get started. Click on the “Proposals” tab at the top of the page and follow the prompts from there. The procedure is quite simple. You will need to establish an account–this is to collect your contact information. After that, proceed to the relevant form.

Please complete a proposal even if you have already been in contact with one of the hosts about your potential participation. It is essential for us to have all of the information collected in one place.

If you are requesting an artistic performance, please note that your program information will be entered on the second page. Please don’t try to enter it in the event description.

Also, please note that once you click “submit” you will no longer be able to edit your proposal or correct any errors. So, please review your proposal carefully before clicking “Submit”. After that, the only way to change your proposal is for us to delete it and you to begin a new one.

We are very excited to host the conference and look forward to all of your creative and inspring proposals.

With very best wishes,
Martin Schuring
Albie Micklich

The application for the 2011 Gillet-Fox Oboe Competition is now available.

pdfDownload the Gillet-Fox Oboe Competition Application

To be considered, all application materials must be received on or before February 15, 2011. Repertoire listed here.

The competition is for oboists who have not reached their 31st birthday by the date of the final round of the competition (June 3rd, 2011) and will take place at the annual conference May 31-June 4, 2011 in Tempe, AZ, USA. First prize for the 2011 competition is a $10,000 US cash award. The second prize is a $6000 US cash award. The third prize is a $2000 US cash award. For questions, please contact chair Margaret Marco at mmarco@ku.edu.

The application for the 2011 IDRS Young Artist Bassoon Competition is now available.

pdfDownload the YAC Application

To be considered, all application materials must be received on or before February 15, 2011. Repertoire listed here.

The competition is for bassoonists who have not reached their 22nd birthday by the date of the final round of the competition (June 2, 2011) and will take place at the annual conference May 31-June 4, 2011 in Tempe, AZ, USA. First prize for the 2011 competition is a $3000 US cash award. The second prize is a $2000 US cash award. The third prize is a $1000 US cash award. For questions, please contact chair Saxton Rose.

To order recordings of recitals, lectures or master classes from the 2010 IDRS conference in Norman, Oklahoma, please print this form, make your selections, and mail it to this address:

IDRS 2010 Recordings
OU School of Music
500 W Boyd, CMC 138
Norman, OK 73019

pdfDownload recording order form

CDs and DVDs are available only to IDRS members and conference attendees as a service to IDRS, and are not intended for commercial use and distribution.

CDs are $10.00 each with a $5.00 shipping charge. All orders placed outside of the United States need to provide credit card information rather than a check. If you are writing a check – please make it out to the University of Oklahoma.

If you have further questions, contact:
Katie Robertson
IDRS 2010 Administrative Assistant
katie.robertson@ou.edu
(405) 470-7377 (Home)
(405) 325-7574 (Fax)

2010 (Bassoon): Norman, Oklahoma USA June 22-26, 2010

  • Winner: Philipp Zeller, Germany
  • Second Place: Sophie Dartigalongue, France
  • Honorable Mentions (in alphabetical order): Constantin Barcov, Romania; Emily Hultmark, England/Sweden; Fei Xie, China/USA

Repertoire:

  • Johannes Brahms: Sonata for Piano and Violoncello in e minor, op. 38
    Movements I, III
  • Jean Françaix: Divertissement pour Basson et Quintette á cordes
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Sonata in d minor for Solo Bassoon, arr. by Mordechai Rechtman
  • Francisco Mignone: Concertino for Bassoon and Chamber Orchestra

The International Double Reed Society is pleased to announce the repertoire for the Young Artists performance competition being held for bassoonists in the summer of 2011 at the annual conference May 31-June 4, 2011 in Tempe, AZ, USA. Bassoonists who have not reached their 22nd birthday by the date of the final round of the competition (June 2, 2011) are eligible to enter. First prize for the 2011 competition is a $3000 US cash award. The second prize is a $2000 US cash award. The third prize is a $1000 US cash award. Further details will be available in the competition brochure and on this website in early fall. For questions, please contact chair Saxton Rose.

Competition Repertoire:

  1. Georg Philipp Telemann
    Fantasia No. 4 in d minor
    Entire work, all repeats
    Bocal Music, published and distributed by Prairie Dawg Press
  2. François Devienne
    Sonata for bassoon and continuo in F major Op. 24 No. 3
    Entire work, no repeat in movement I
    Edition of entrant’s choice
  3. Johann Nepomuk Hummel
    Concerto for bassoon and orchestra
    Movement II
    Edition and cadenza of entrant’s choice
  4. André Previn
    Sonata for bassoon and piano
    Movement I
    G. Schirmer
  5. For final round only:

  6. Eugène Bozza
    Récit, Sicilienne et Rondo for bassoon and piano
    A. Leduc

The International Double Reed Society is pleased to announce the repertoire for the 30th annual Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox performance competition being held for oboists in the summer of 2011 at the annual conference in Tempe, AZ, USA. Further details will be available in the competition brochure and on this website in early fall. For questions, please contact Margaret Marco, mmarco@ku.edu.

Competition Repertoire:

  1. J.S. Bach
    G Minor Sonata, BWV 1030b
    movements 2 and 3, no repeats (Edition Peters)
  2. Dirk-Michael Kirsch
    Ganymed
    movements 3, 4 & 5 (Accolade Musikverlag)
  3. Henri Dutilleux
    Sonata
    movements 1 and 2 (Alphonse Leduc)
  4. Clara Schumann
    Romance No. 2 for Violin (oboe), Op. 22 (Beitkopf und Haertel)
  5. Bohuslav Martinu
    Concerto (Eschig) (entire concerto; final round only)

The finalists and alternate for the 2010 Gillet-Fox Bassoon Competition have been selected.  The finalists, listed alphabetically, are:

  • Constantin Barcov, former student of Ronald Wirt and Dag Jensen
  • Sophie Dartigalongue, former student of Carlo Colombo and Jean Pignoly
  • Emily Hultmark, former student of Martin Gatt, Graham Salvage, Volker Tessmann, Stepan Turnovsky, Robin O’Neill, and Anders Engstrom
  • Fei Xie, former student of George Sakakeeny and Benjamin Kamins
  • Philipp Zeller, former student of Albrecht Holder and Dag Jensen
  • The selected alternate is:

  • Amanda Swain, student of Christopher Millard and Lewis Kirk, former student of Kristin Wolfe Jensen and Jeff Robinson

The Gillet-Fox final round will be held in Sharp Hall on Friday, June 25, from 9:00am-11:30am at the IDRS2010 conference, hosted by the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK, USA.  The final round is open to conference attendees.  The winner of the competition will perform the Mignone Concertino with orchestra on the Saturday, June 26 evening concert.

Judges for the preliminary round were:

  • Pascal Gallois, International Musikinstitut (Darmstadt); Hochschule für Musik und Theater (Zurich)
  • Peter Kolkay, Assistant Professor of Bassoon, University of South Carolina; Principal Bassoon, South Carolina Philharmonic
  • Bram van Sambeek, Principal Bassoon, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Alexandre Silvério, Principal Bassoon, São Paulo Symphony Orchestra
  • Robert Williams, Principal Bassoon, Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Instructor of Bassoon, Wayne State University

The IDRS expresses its thanks to the preliminary round judges, all competition entrants, and current/former teachers for their participation in the 2010 Gillet-Fox competition.

Keith Sweger, Chair, 2010 Gillet-Fox International Bassoon Competition

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