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2015 Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox Oboe Competition Repertoire

June 12th, 2014

The 2015 Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox Oboe Competition Committee is pleased to announce the repertoire for next year’s competition which will take place in Tokyo, Japan. Competition entries will be accepted starting on January 1, 2015. For more information, check idrs.org/competitions/ or contact Margaret Marco, mmarco@ku.edu.
The 2015 Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox Oboe Competition Repertoire:
Vivaldi: Sonata in [...]

The 2015 Young Artist Bassoon Competition Repertoire

June 12th, 2014

The 2015 Young Artist Competition Committee is pleased to announce the repertoire for next year’s bassoon competition which will take place in Tokyo, Japan. Competition entries will be accepted starting on January 1, 2015. For more information, check idrs.org/competitions/ or contact competition chair Saxton Rose.
The 2015 Young Artist Bassoon Competition Repertoire:
KoĹželuh: Concerto in C, movement [...]

Finalists for the 2014 IDRS Young Artist Oboe competition

June 9th, 2014

We are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2014 IDRS Young Artist Oboe competition. These finalists were chosen from a strong field of twenty-one applicants from nine countries: Austria, Germany, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, Korea, Spain, Taiwan, USA, and Venezuela. It was exciting to hear such a talented and diverse group of oboists.
The finalists [...]

Finalists for the 2014 Gillet-Fox Bassoon Competition

June 9th, 2014

We are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2014 Gillet-Fox Bassoon Competition. The five finalists were chosen from a field of 53 applicants from all over the world. The five finalists chosen by the judges (in alphabetical order) are:
Dana Jackson (Santa Barbara Symphony and Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra, student of Richard Beene, [...]