ADRS Update July 2022

ADRS Update July 2022


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‍AGM Announcement

The Annual General Meeting of the Australasian Double Reed Society Inc will be held on Sunday, August 21st at 3pm via Zoom. 

All members of the ADRS are invited to participate. 

Important Conference Announcement!:

Regional Conference Attendance Support Pass

The ADRS is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the Regional Conference Attendance Support Pass. One pass will be available per state/territory in Australia, and applications are open to residents of regional areas, defined as:
VIC: Non-metropolitan Melbourne outside of a 45km radius from PLC Burwood
NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, WA: Non-Metropolitan areas of Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Hobart, and Perth
All other locations within Australia are eligible to apply.
The pass covers entry to the 2-day Conference. An entrance pass for one accompanying adult will also be included for applicants under 18 years of age.
Please email the completed document which is on the website to if you wish to apply!
Applications close at 5:00pm AEST on August 15th, 2022.

Presenters at the 2022 Conference


Rachel Bullen VICChamber Recital
Mark Bruwel NSWRound table discussion on ‘How to win at auditions’
Donna Cheung NSWChamber Recital
Jane Downer UKBaroque Hoboistenband workshop and performance
Brienne Gawler VICJunior Junction: LIVE
Anne Gilby VIC; ‘I speak Baroque, do you?’ Workshop
Briana Leaman VIC; ‘Preparing the Poulenc Oboe Sonata for Performance’ Interactive Workshop
Andrea Ridilla USA; ‘Oboe, Bassoon & Piano: Signs of Tradition and New Directions’ Chamber Recital; Masterclass
Edward Wang NSWJunior Junction: LIVE


Zola Baldwin NSWChamber Recital
Laura Brown NSWRecital
Jackie Hanson SA;  Castil-Blaze Bassoon Trios’ Chamber Recital
Ben Hoadley NZBaroque Hoboistenband; Vivaldi Concerti Masterclass
Brock Imison VIC
; ‘Castil-Blaze Bassoon Trios’ Chamber Recital
Matt Kneale VICChamber Recital
Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Bassoon EnsembleRecital
Emma Morrison VICJunior Junction: LIVE
Andre Oberleuter VICRecital
Aaron Pergram USA; ‘Oboe, Bassoon & Piano: Signs of Tradition and New Directions’ Chamber Recital, Masterclass
Lyndon Watts VIC; ‘Castil-Blaze Bassoon Trios’ Chamber Recital; ‘Muffled or Muted: Special Techniques for Playing Softly on the Bassoon’ Workshop
Paul Williams VIC‘The Good-Natured Bassoon: My Life as a Bassoonist’ talk

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Cut off date for competition entries is September 4th. 

Register for the Competition in the same form as you register for the Conference.

Penny Dawe

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Events on the Website

AGM 2022

Event Date 21/08/2022 3:00 pm
Event End Date 21/08/2022 4:00 pm
Location Virtual Event
Price Free
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AMEB Oboe workshop

Event Date 07/08/2022 1:00 pm
Event End Date 07/08/2022 5:30 pm
Location St Philip Neri Church Hall
Price Free
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Bohemiam Music to Reed By

Event Date 07/08/2022 3:00 pm
Location St John's Church
Price $20.00
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‍2022 Conference Sponsors