Welcome to IDRS.org, the official website of the International Double Reed Society, the world-wide organization of double reed (oboe and bassoon family) players, instrument manufacturers and enthusiasts.
IDRS.org is the most comprehensive site dedicated to the dissemination of information related directly to double reed performance, pedagogy, and research. The IDRS.org project is supported, in part, by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the University of Colorado, College of Music.
Available from the site are: IDRS publications since the inception of the organization in 1972; one-of-a-kind video, audio and podcasts of performances, master classes and interviews of world-renowned double reed professionals, emerging artists and master teachers; complete audio/video/text archive of the Gillet-Fox international competition; double reed music including complete woodwind quintets by Danzi, Reicha and Cambini; database driven information resource system... Read more »
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The 2015 IDRS Conference registration, on-campus housing reservation and exhibitor invitation site is now open. You may register for the conference and reserve your on-campus housing from [...]April 18th, 2015
Audition for Principal Bassoon Midland‐Odessa Symphony & Resident Wind Quintet
DATE: May 21, 2015
LOCATION: Wagner-‐Noël Performing Arts Center in Midland, Texas APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, May 18th, 2015
Minimum Requirements: Candidates should hold a degree in Bassoon Performance. Masters degree preferred.March 10th, 2015
We are pleased to announce the preliminary round judges for the 2015 Young Artist Competition for Bassoon.
Silvia Coricelli (Argentina), principal bassoonist of Orquesta Sinfónica de Barcelona
Kazusa Mizutani (Japan), principal bassoonist of NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo
Alban Wesly (Netherlands), founding member of Calefax Quintet and bassoonist of musikFabrik
We thank these judges on the difficult task ahead. Finalists [...]February 1st, 2015
The US Navy Fleet Band has immediate opening in BASSOON, $34-41K/YR plus benefits. Auditions are by appointment only. Contact the Audition Coordinator at: (901) 874-4316 or toll free at 1-866-827-5672,