The 2021 Virtual Competition was hosted by Dr. William McMullen and Dr. Nathan Koch,
Professors of Oboe and Bassoon,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
We are very grateful to our sponsors ACDCReeds, GoBassoon, Hannah’s Oboes,
Midwest Musical Imports, Miller Marketing, Edmund Nielsen Woodwinds,
Oboe Chicago and Trevco-Varner Music who help to make this competition possible.
Visit their websites for all your double reed needs!
First place: Mekhi Gladden, Curtis Institute of Music, Student of Richard Woodhams
Second place: Julia Simpson, Cleveland Institute of Music, Student of Frank Rosenwein
Third place: Oliver Talukder, Curtis Institute of Music, Student of Richard Woodhams
Honorable mention: Joshua Owens, University of Texas Austin, Student of Andrew Parker
High School Oboe
First place: Arturo Salvalaggio, Student of Elaine Douvas
Second place: Izaiah Cheeran, Student of Carrie Vecchione
Honorable mention: Adriana Koch, Student of Robert Morgan
First place: Edin Agamenoni. Depaul University, Student of Keith Buncke
Second place: Sam Macken, University of Oklahoma, Student of Rod Ackmann
Third place: Jasmine White, University of Kansas, Student of Eric Stomberg
High School Bassoon
First place: Preston Atkins, Student of Martin Kuuskman
Second place: Catie Brenmark, Kimberlie Richter
Honorable mention: Johnny Yue, Student of Ye Yu
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE WINNERS!