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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 »

The Double Reed Volume 37 • No. 4 (2014) now available online to members (login required):

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An Annotated Catalog of Selected I.D.R.S. Bassoon Articles, with an Appedix of Catagorized Bassoon Articles, by Shaye Bowman

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Repertoire for the 2016 Gillet-Fox Competition for Bassoon

June 2nd, 2015

The International Double Reed Society is pleased to announce the repertoire for the 36th annual Fernand Gillet-Hugo Fox performance competition being held for bassoonists during the 2016 annual conference, June 26-30 at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia (USA). The competition is for bassoonists who have not reached their 31st birthday by the date of [...]

Repertoire for the 2016 Young Artist Competition for Oboe

June 2nd, 2015

The International Double Reed Society is pleased to announce the repertoire for the 9th annual Young Artist Competition being held for oboe during the 2016 annual conference, June 26-30 at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia (USA). The competition is for oboists who have not reached their 22nd birthday by the date of the final [...]

IDRS 2015 Tokyo Conference Guide

May 10th, 2015

• Using a credit card to pay for conference registration and on-campus housing
• Email notifications
• Off campus hotels
• Getting to the National Youth Center (NYC), Tokyo (IDRS conference site)
• Getting to your hotel/Shinjuku station from Narita and Haneda Airports
• Getting around Tokyo

The IDRS 2015 registration, housing and exhibitor payment pages are now fully functional

May 8th, 2015

The IDRS 2015 registration, housing and exhibitor payment pages are now fully functional – http://idrs2015.org/ – and will now accept payments by VISA, MASTERCARD, AND AMERICAN EXPRESS.