Annual Double Reed Festival

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

Guest Artists

Nermis Mieses, Associate Professor of Oboe at Michigan State University

Laura Bennett Cameron, Assistant Professor of Bassoon at the University of Texas at Arlington

Overview

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.

Registration

Please register for the Double Reed Festival at

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdftJ2Oop61rzRAGkv6rVNSmIC2_AyOyN-I8GGNohqLB1_fAw/viewform?usp=sf_link

Eric Varner Young Artist Competition

For more information on the Young Artist Competition and to apply please click here.