The Midwest Double Reed Society is thrilled to announce the 2024 Double Reed Festival for oboists and bassoonists of all ages.
March 23-24, 2024
Hosted by the University of Kansas School of Music Oboe and Bassoon Studios
Margaret Marco, Professor of Oboe
Mackie Thomas, Interim Bassoon Instructor
Nermis Mieses, Associate Professor of Oboe at Michigan State University
Laura Bennett Cameron, Assistant Professor of Bassoon at the University of Texas at Arlington
The Midwest Double Reed Society is pleased to present the annual Double Reed Festival, an event for double reed players of all ages and abilities. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from guest artists, hear recitals, play in masterclasses, and perform in the MDRS Double Reed Ensemble!
NEW THIS YEAR!!!! We have combined the Double Reed Festival and the Eric Varner Young Artist Competition into one weekend long event! The Double Reed Festival events will occur on Saturday, March 23 and the Eric Varner Young Artist Competition will be held on Sunday, March 24.
Please register for the Double Reed Festival at
Eric Varner Young Artist Competition
For more information on the Young Artist Competition and to apply please click here.