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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

Brooklyn College, Conservatory of Music
Assistant Professor in Music Performance
(Woodwinds, in one of these areas: flute, clarinet, oboe, or bassoon)
Start Date: Fall 2013

The Conservatory of Music at Brooklyn College invites outstanding performers in woodwinds to apply for this music performance position.

Responsibilities. Primary responsibilities will be to teach, recruit, and maintain an undergraduate and graduate instrumental studio, coach chamber ensembles, lead woodwind and orchestral literature classes, and other performance-related seminars (e.g., 21st-century performance practices or woodwind methods class for music-education majors). Additional responsibilities will include coordinating the department’s woodwind program, and advising. Supplementary teaching assignments will be based upon the special skills and interests of the candidate. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active performing career.

Qualifications. Master’s in woodwind performance (minimum), D.M.A. preferred. Outstanding artistic performance record as soloist, chamber, and orchestral musician. Evidence of teaching excellence, including ability to work in a culturally diverse, urban setting.

COMPENSATION
Commensurate with experience and credentials.

BENEFITS
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY
Please submit your application online as follows:

• Go to http://www.cuny.edu and click on “Employment”
• Click on “Search for Jobs”
• Click “Search job listings”
• Click on “More Options To Search For CUNY Jobs ” [But do NOT “log in”]
• Search by Job Opening ID 6321
• Click the Posting Title (in blue) to see job description in Woodwind Performance
• Click on the “Apply Now” button.

Please follow carefully the instructions for uploading a cover letter (reference Job ID 6321), curriculum vitae, and supplementary documents (e.g., evidence of teaching effectiveness) in doc, pdf, or rtf format. In addition, all applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the department through this link: http://www.brooklyn.cuny.edu/hrref/?2.
If there is supporting material (books, CDs, usb drives, etc.) that must be mailed in, please send it to:
Ms. Therese Marrocco
Administrative Officer/Human Resources
Brooklyn College CUNY
2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11210-2889
Questions for HR may be directed to 718 951-5131.

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled with the review of applications to begin after Nov. 1, 2012.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

If you live in the NYC area, you might be interested in this free recital by Windscape (wind quintet) on Tuesday Sept. 11 at Manhattan School of Music in NYC.  The recital is dedicated to the memory of bassoonist Jane Taylor of Dorian Wind Quintet fame who passed away in April.

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012
Manhattan School of Music
Greenfield Auditorium 7:30 PM
Enter at 122nd Street and Broadway on the NW corner
FREE–No Tickets Required

The Glory of Vienna

An evening of new transcriptions for woodwind quintet:
In memory of our dear friend, bassoonist Jane Taylor

BEETHOVEN (arr. Frank Morelli) 7 Variations on Bel Mannern, welche Liebe fuhlen, WoO 46
MAHLER (arr. David Jolley) Songs of a Wayfarer
SCHUBERT (arr. David Jolley) Quartet No. 13 in A Minor (“Rosamunde”), D. 804, op. 29
STRAUSS (arr. Alan R. Kay) Kaiser Waltzes

Windscape
Tara Helen O’Connor, Flute
Randall Ellis, Oboe
Alan R. Kay, Clarinet
Frank Morelli, Bassoon
David Jolley, Horn

Included below are the updated Submission Guidelines for articles, news, and items for review in the print version of The Double Reed.  As this is the first revision in many years, there are certain to be further small “tweaks” in the near future.

Also included near the bottom are updated advertising, back-issue, and trademark use guidelines.

ARTICLE SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

  • Bassoon-Related Articles: email article as a Word document (.doc or .docx) to Dr. Ryan Romine at bassooneditor@gmail.com
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  • Quarterly deadlines are for consideration for print in that particular issue.
  • However, authors are encouraged to submit their materials at any time.
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  • The editors reserve the right to edit all articles for style, content, or space requirements.
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  • To avoid redundancy, it is recommended that individuals planning to submit materials first do a search of relevant keywords in the archived journals at www.idrs.org.
  • Submitted materials will not be returned.

SUBMISSION OF DOUBLE REED EVENT REVIEWS

  • With the exception of major events, reviews of double reed days and music camps will be limited to two pages of print, including photographs.
  • One journal page is roughly equivalent to two Word document pages.
  • Such reviews should be submitted as articles to the appropriate editors listed above.

SUBMISSION OF OBOE AND BASSOON NEWS OF INTEREST (PRINT)

  • Bassoon-Related Items: email news items as a Word document (.doc or .docx) to Dr. Ryan Romine at bassooneditor@gmail.com
  • Oboe-Related Items: email news items as a Word document (.doc or .docx) to Mr. Daniel Stolper at stolper@dc.rr.com

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  • Submit appropriate news and notices via the web form located at www.idrs.org/support/submit_news.php

SUBMISSION OF RECORDINGS, SCORES, BOOKS, AND DVDs FOR REVIEW

  • Bassoon Recordings for Review: mail 1 copy (currently CD format only) to Shenandoah Conservatory, c/o Dr. Ryan Romine; 1460 University Drive, Winchester, VA 22601
  • Oboe Recordings for Review: mail 1 copy (currently CD format only) to Boise State University, c/o Dr. Jeanne Belfy; 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725
  • Bassoon Scores for Review: mail 1 copy to Central Washington University, Department of Music, c/o Dr. Daniel Lipori; 400 E. University, Ellensburg, WA  98926
  • Oboe Scores for Review: mail 1 copy to Dr. Jacqueline Leclair, 3800 Boulevard Décarie #6, Montreal QC H4A 3J7, Canada
  • Bassoon Books and DVDs for Review: send an inquiry to Dr. Ryan Romine at bassooneditor@gmail.com.  Please include the title and a brief description.
  • Oboe Books and DVDs for Review: send an inquiry to Mr. Daniel Stolper at stolper@dc.rr.com.  Please include the title and a brief description.
  • Submitted materials will not be returned.

QUARTERLY DEADLINES

Issue 1 (Printed on February 1): deadline is December 1

Issue 2 (Printed on May 1): deadline is March 1

Issue 3 (Printed on September 1): deadline is July 1

Issue 4 (Printed on November 1): deadline is September 1

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