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Renew IDRS Membership

Dear Double Reed Friends,

IDRS invites you to join the Society for a very exciting 2018.

A one-year Regular Membership is currently $60. (Student Memberships as well as increased-support options are also available—see below.)

As a member, you receive by mail our quarterly journal, The Double Reed, full access to the many resources available on the IDRS website, and discounted rates at our annual conference.

Further, your membership allows IDRS to support and promote the world’s double reed communities in the following ways:

  • Redesigning and development of, IDRS’s extensive website that provides access to double reed news, past journals, and double reed resources such as free downloadable music and fingering suggestions
  • Producing and mailing four full-color print journals each year
  • Sponsoring the annual Gillet-Fox and Young Artist Competitions and awarding prize money to the next generations of international soloists
  • Hosting a major international double reed conference annually
  • Commissioning major works in celebration of IDRS’s upcoming 50th anniversary
  • Awarding project grants to IDRS members
  • Working with double reed communities around the world (such as AFOES—our conference host in Spain) to share news and information

Please also consider becoming a Contributing Member. Your additional support helps to ensure the financial health of the Society and increases the ability of the society to further its shared goals of outreach, education, and communication. Contributing Memberships are available at the following levels:

$85 – Sustaining Member     
$150 – Business Donor
$175 – Individual Donor                                
$350 – Patron
$500+ – Benefactor

Business Donor level members and above qualify for discounts on advertising in The Double Reed and are eligible to exhibit at our annual conferences.

IDRS also offers discounted Student Membership options. A Basic Student Membership costs $35 and gives full access to the IDRS website, including an electronic version of The Double Reed. Students who wish to receive the printed version of The Double Reed plus full website access can do so for $50.

Please follow the link below to join or renew online:

We’re excited about the coming year and hope you will join us on the journey. Our annual conference in 2018 will be held in Granada, Spain (hosted by AFOES, the Spanish Double Reed Society) and promises to be a unique and rewarding experience.

Thank you for your support!


Edward Craig

Interim Executive Secretary/Treasurer

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