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We are pleased to announce the preliminary round judges for this year’s 2014 Gillet-Fox Bassoon and Young Artist Oboe Competitions.

2014 Gillet-Fox Bassoon Competition
Judith Farmer (USA)
Gaëlle Habert (France, winner of the 2002 competition)
Yoshihide Kiryu (Japan)
Harry Searing (USA)
Lyndon Watts (Australia/Germany)

Young Artist Oboe Competition
Nicholas Daniel (UK, Germany)
Dwight Parry (USA)
Susan Hatch Tomkiewicz (USA)

Many thanks to these judges for what will be a difficult task! Finalists will be announced May 1.

Announcing the 2014 Young Artist Competition for Oboe, to be held at the IDRS Conference at New York University and open to oboists who have not reached their 22nd birthday by the final round of the competition, August 7th, 2014. Applications will be accepted from January 1st, 2014 to March 15th, 2014. Details are available in the .pdf file below and more information can be obtained at https://www.idrs.org/competitions.

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

Please contact Michele Fiala, Competition Chair at Michele@fiala.com with any questions.

I am pleased to announce the repertoire for the 2014 Young Artist Oboe Competition. The repertoire for the 2014 IDRS Young Artist Oboe Competition was selected by Martin Schuring, Dan Stolper and Michele Fiala. It was announced at the General Meeting during the conference. The repertoire follows:

  • CPE Bach Sonata in g minor for oboe and basso continuo, Wq 135, Breitkopf Edition, Movements One and Three (with repeats)
  • Saint-Saens Sonata for Oboe, any edition (second and third movements)
  • Antal Dorati Duo Concertante (second movement only)
  • Parma, Raffaele “Potpourri on Themes of Rigoletto,” Spartan Press (Reserved for the finals)

Applications will close March 15th, 2014 and finalists will be announced by May 1st, 2014. More information will be posted in the future at www.idrs.org/competitions

1st Prize: Lin Qing

2nd Prize: Johannes Grosso

Honorable Mentions:
Nir Gavrieli
Friederike Hulman
James Jihyun Kim

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

Ball State University announces the dates for its Benefic Chamber Music Camp. The camp, extended to 10 days, will be held on the Ball State campus from July 19-28, 2013. Benefic Chamber Music Camp is an intensive learning experience designed to enhance the chamber playing and collaborative skills of string, woodwind, horn, and piano students from high school through the first years of college.

Students are instructed by artists and teachers of international renown, with extensive experience and expertise as educators, chamber musicians, and as members of major symphony orchestras. Double Reed faculty for 2013 include Aryn Day Sweeney, oboe, and Keith Sweger, bassoon, both members of the Ball State School of Music faculty.

Camp activities include:
· Daily chamber ensemble coaching
· Record-and-Review ensemble sessions
· Individual coaching focused on mastering assigned chamber music repertoire
· Private lessons
· Master classes by Camp Faculty and Guest Artists
· Chamber Orchestra
· Concerto Competition: winner performs with BCMC Orchestra
· Guest Artist and Faculty Concerts and Presentations
· Student performances at Sursa Hall with high-tech tunable acoustics

Bonus programs include seminars and workshops on musician’s development:
-Health and Wellness: Alexander Technique
-The Art of Collaboration
-The Art of Improvisation
-The Art of Sight-Reading
-The Art of Recording
-The Art of Composition
-Effective Practice Techniques
-Preparation to Public Performance: Strategies and Tips
-Audition Preparation
-Instrument Maintenance and much more!

Application fee is waived for students applying before March 1st, and reduced tuition is offered to students applying before April 15th. Camp capacity is limited to 40 students.

Limited scholarships are available as well as discounts for pre-formed groups and siblings.

Contact Aryn Sweeney adsweeney@bsu.edu or Keith Sweger ksweger@bsu.edu for more information.

The University of Arizona School of Music invites applications for a tenure-track full-time position as Oboe instructor at the rank of Assistant Professor.

www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=206972

The University of Arizona School of Music is pleased to invite applications for oboe and bassoon positions for the Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet for Fall 2013

The Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet is a Master’s level ensemble named in honor of wind pedagogue and master teacher, Fred Fox.

Appointment to the quintet provides Remission of Full Out of State and half of Instate fees in addition to an annual stipend of $5825.

Members of the Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet will receive intensive chamber music coaching with members of the Arizona Wind Quintet, a faculty ensemble.

To apply, please contact:
William Dietz, wdietz@email.arizona.edu

The Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute is led by some of the world’s finest musicians in the field of baroque performance. This comprehensive training programme, held at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, includes orchestra and choir rehearsals, masterclasses, opera scene study for singers, chamber ensembles, private lessons, lectures and workshops, and concerts by both participants and faculty.

We invite advanced students, pre-professional, and professional musicians to apply by March 21, 2013. For information and applications, please visit www.tafelmusik.org/tbsi or call 416.964.9562 ex 241

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