Chairperson for the Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox International Competition – Bassoon (January 2023 – December 2026)
The IDRS is seeking applications for the 2024 and 2026 Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox International Competition for Bassoon Chairperson. The position will begin January 2023 until December 2026.
- Work with the IDRS Competition Committee and Gillet-Fox Competition Advisory Committee
in selecting appropriate and diverse repertoire for the competition
- Work with the above committees in selecting qualifies preliminary and final round judges
- Prepare competition announcements on the IDRS’ Webpage, eNewsletter, and IDRS Social Media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) in collaboration with the IDRS Communications Coordinator
- Coordinate and manage online applications and judging portal in Acceptd
- Organize all aspects of the competition’s final round with conference hosts
- Attend and oversee the competition final round during the 2024 and 2026 IDRS conferences
- Help promote the competition in all appropriate platforms, including video interviews with finalists
- Publish an article reporting on the competition in the fall issues of the Double Reed Fall 2024 & 2026
- Professional experience as a bassoonist with deep knowledge of the bassoon repertoire
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Proficient in computer software applications including Microsoft and Google Drive
- Superior organizational skills
- Membership in IDRS required
- The conference registration fee, travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by IDRS during the 2024 and 2026 competitions
- This is a volunteer position
Application Materials & Process
In order to be considered for the position send a letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Please include your thoughts on moving the Gillet-Fox competition into a clear position of embracing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging
- Review of applications will start on December 15, 2022 and will stay open until the position is filled.
The International Double Reed Society (IDRS) is committed to championing and celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion in the worldwide double reed community through performance and educational opportunities, grants, and ensuring representation that reflects the richness of our multi-faceted membership.