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IDRS 2015 Tokyo Conference Proposal Submission

October 22nd, 2014

The IDRS 2015 Tokyo Conference Artist Selection Committee is now accepting proposals to participate. You may submit your proposal at www.idrs2015.org.

Assistant Professor of Oboe Vacancy, University of Iowa

October 8th, 2014

Assistant Professor of Oboe School of Music, Tenure-track
The University of Iowa, School of Music is seeking an artist-level performer and teacher of oboe. Primary responsibilities include teaching, recruiting, mentoring, and advising undergraduate and graduate oboe students. Additionally, the successful candidate will teach courses in oboe literature and pedagogy, reed- making, and applied oboe as a [...]

Results of the 2014 Young Artist Competition for Oboe

August 20th, 2014

The IDRS Young Artist Competition was held at NYU on Thursday, August 7th. The first prizewinner ($4000) was Joshua Lauretig (USA); the second prizewinner ($2500) was Jesus Morillas Alonso (Spain), and the third prizewinner ($1000) was Emily Moscoso (USA). Congratulations to the three finalists who played beautifully in the competition and to all entrants, including [...]

Results of the 2014 Gillet-Fox Competition for Bassoon

August 19th, 2014

Congratulations to all five finalists who performed in yesterday’s Gillet-Fox Competition for bassoon! The results are:
First Prize: Sebastian Stevensson
Second Prize: Mathis Kaspar Stier
Honorable Mentions: Dana Jackson, Michael Kaulartz, Miles Maner
Special thanks to the final round judges Fabio Cury, Giorgio Mandolesi, Kathleen McLean, Frank Morelli, and Kim Walker.