Double Reed Online

The latest news and event announcements from around the double reed world.

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
  • Oboe-Related Articles: email article as a Word document (.doc or .docx) to Mr. Daniel Stolper at stolper@dc.rr.com
  • Specific fonts and/or spacing are not required, as articles will be reformatted for printing.
  • Endnotes are preferable to footnotes.
  • There is no length limitation, though the editors may later request/suggest cuts.
  • Thesis/document/treatise chapters should be adequately introduced and closed so as to stand alone as a journal article.
  • When possible, please include a high-resolution digital photograph of the article author(s).
  • Accompanying graphics/photographs should be the highest available resolution.
  • Graphics/photographs may be embedded in the .doc or .docx file or emailed separately with appropriate captions and notes as to placement.
  • Article submissions should be accompanied by an emailed cover letter stating that the material contained in your submission 1) is entirely original; 2) has not been previously published; 3) is not currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  • The cover letter should also include the author’s 1) email address; 2) mailing address; 3) phone number; and 4) name and title as you would like it to appear in print.
  • Confirmation of receipt will be sent via email.
  • Quarterly deadlines are for consideration for print in that particular issue.
  • However, authors are encouraged to submit their materials at any time.
  • Submission of materials does not guarantee publication.
  • Submission of materials by a quarterly deadline does not guarantee publication in that edition.
  • The editors reserve the right to edit all articles for style, content, or space requirements.
  • The Double Reed retains all copyright on articles published in the journal; however, upon request, authors may retain copyright and it will be so noted.
  • 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

SUBMISSION OF OBOE AND BASSOON NEWS OF INTEREST (WEB)

  • 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

ADVERTISEMENTS IN IDRS PUBLICATIONS

The International Double Reed Society sells advertising space in The Double Reed to individuals, institutions, and businesses for payment of the current advertising rates.  The Society does not attempt to verify the accuracy or reliability of any advertising claims made herein, and thus the IDRS does not recommend or endorse any of the products, businesses, or services advertised in the advertising section.

Please contact the IDRS Advertising Coordinator, Wayne Gaver, at waynegaveridrs@msn.com for advertising information (see inside front cover for mailing address and phone number).

BACK-ISSUES

When available, back-issues of The Double Reed are available for purchase.  For price and mailing information, please contact the IDRS Archivist, Michael Burns, at mjburns@uncg.edu.

THE USE OF THE IDRS TRADEMARKS

The logo and the seal of the International Double Reed Society are the exclusive property of the Society and may not be reproduced or used without written permission.  The Society will permit the use of logo or seal only if used in conjunction with an official application for membership in IDRS and not used in a manner that may give the casual reader the appearance of an endorsement by the IDRS of the person, entity, or product associated with such reproduction.  Prospective users must obtain permission in writing and submit a press proof of the proposed printed item in advance of publication.  Please direct inquiries to IDRS At-Large (Business) Board Member, Trevor Cramer, at TrevCoMusic@msn.com.

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