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What a fun evening! The Breaking Winds Bassoon Quartet closed out their workshop with a group performance of the Lady Gaga Saga! Thank you, Janet Underhill for organizing this event for us!
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Saint-Saëns Bassoon Sonata, Op. 168 - Katarzyna Zdybel-Nam
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Thank you all who attended our Boston Double Reed Day! We will have photos up soon. In the meantime, please enjoy the NEC Bassoon Quartet's performance of a Milde Concert Study arrangement!
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CLARINETISTS! JUST FIVE DAYS left to REGISTER to win $10,000 Prize! Upload first video (Mozart Concerto) by May 31. Up to age 35. Limited to first 100 registrants. All online. Judges: Wenzel Maria Fuchs (Berlin Philharmonic), Luis Rossi (Soloist and Clarinet Maker), Varga Gabor (Hungarian Radio Orchestra), Stephen Williamson (Chicago Symphony), and Yuan Yuan (China Philharmonic Orchestra). http://boswinds.org

LAST CHANCE! CLARINETISTS REGISTER NOW to win $10,000 Prize! Upload your first video (Mozart Concerto) by May 31. Up to age 35. Limited to first 100 registrants. All online. Judges: Wenzel Fuchs, Luis Rossi, Gabor Varga, Yuan Yuan, and Stephen Williamson.
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SAVE THE DATE! SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24TH. DOUBLE REED DAY AT NEC!

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CLARINETISTS! THREE DAYS left to REGISTER to win $10,000! Upload first video (Mozart Concerto) by May 31. Up to age 35. Limited to first 100 registrants. All online. Judges: Wenzel Maria Fuchs (Berlin Philharmonic), Luis Rossi (Soloist and Clarinet Maker), Varga Gabor (Hungarian Radio Orchestra), Stephen Williamson (Chicago Symphony), and Yuan Yuan (China Philharmonic Orchestra). http://boswinds.org

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LAST CHANCE! CLARINETISTS REGISTER NOW to win $10,000 Prize! Upload your first video (Mozart Concerto) by May 31. Up to age 35. Limited to first 100 registrants. All online. Judges: Wenzel Fuchs, Luis Rossi, Gabor Varga, Yuan Yuan, and Stephen Williamson.
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LAST CHANCE! CLARINETISTS REGISTER NOW to win $10,000 Prize! Upload first video (Mozart Concerto) by May 31. Up to age 35. Limited to first 100 registrants. All online. Judges: Wenzel Maria Fuchs (Berlin Philharmonic), Luis Rossi (Soloist and Clarinet Maker), Varga Gabor (Hungarian Radio Orchestra), Stephen Williamson (Chicago Symphony), and Yuan Yuan (China Philharmonic Orchestra). http://boswinds.org

LAST CHANCE! CLARINETISTS REGISTER NOW to win $10,000 Prize! Upload your first video (Mozart Concerto) by May 31. Up to age 35. Limited to first 100 registrants. All online. Judges: Wenzel Fuchs, Luis Rossi, Gabor Varga, Yuan Yuan, and Stephen Williamson.
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An interesting, and FREE, workshop on performance anxiety: http://masterperforming.ca/free-session-in-boston-the-phys…/

FREE Session in Boston: The Physiology of Fight/Flight Monday 5 June 2017 Please register by Wednesday 31 May so that I can plan my numbers. Thank you! Click here to see other upcoming workshops.
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CLARINETISTS REGISTER NOW to win $10,000 Prize! Upload your first video (Mozart Concerto) by May 31. Up to age 35. Limited to first 100 registrants. ALL ONLINE. Judges: Wenzel Maria Fuchs (Berlin Philharmonic), Luis Rossi (Soloist and Clarinet Maker), Varga Gabor (Hungarian Radio Orchestra), Yuan Yuan (China Philharmonic Orchestra), and Stephen Williamson (Chicago Symphony). http://boswinds.org

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CLARINETISTS REGISTER NOW to win $10,000 Prize! Upload your first video (Mozart Concerto) by May 31. Up to age 35. Limited to first... 100 registrants. All online. Judges: Wenzel Maria Fuchs (Berlin Philharmonic), Luis Rossi (Soloist, Chile), Varga Gabor (Hungarian Radio Orchestra), Yuan Yuan (China Philharmonic Orchestra), and Stephen Williamson (Chicago Symphony). http://boswinds.org

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DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 31! CLARINETISTS REGISTER NOW to win $10,000 Prize! Upload your first video (Mozart Concerto) by May 31. Up to age 35. Limited to first 100 registrants. All online. Judges: Wenzel Fuchs, Varga Gabor, Luis Rossi, Yuan Yuan, and USA Judge TBA.
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DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 31!
CLARINETISTS REGISTER NOW to win $10,000 Prize! Upload your first video (Mozart Concerto) by May 31. Up to age 35. Limited to first 100 registrants. All online. Judges: Wenzel Maria Fuchs (Berlin Philharmonic), Luis Rossi (Soloist, Chile), Varga Gabor (Hungarian Radio Orchestra), Yuan Yuan (China Philharmonic Orchestra), and Stephen Williamson (Chicago Symphony). http://boswinds.org

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 31! CLARINETISTS REGISTER NOW to win $10,000 Prize! Upload your first video (Mozart Concerto) by May 31. Up to age 35. Limited to first 100 registrants. All online. Judges: Wenzel Fuchs, Varga Gabor, Luis Rossi, Yuan Yuan, and USA Judge TBA.
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Congratulations to Co-winner of the 2017 Doriot Dwyer Merit Award Competition, Jisun Oh!
Flutist Jisun Oh, winner of the 2014 Boston Pops Concerto Competition, enjoys a career as a versatile young artist. At the age of 25 she has already appeared as a soloist with the Boston Pops, Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra Toronto Sinfonietta, Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Orchestra, and the Academy Symphony Orchestra of the Royal Conservatory of Music.
In 2012 Jisun was named winner of t...he 32nd James Pappoutsakis Memorial Flute Competition. Other major competition wins have included the New York International Artists Competition, Alexander & Buono International Competition, The Kiwanis Music Festival, Ontario Provincial Music Festival, and The National Music Festival of Canada.
An active recitalist, Jisun has appeared throughout the United States and Canada, including performances at the Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, as well as The Banff Center, Orford Centre d'Arts and Le Domaine Forget, Roy Thompson Hall, George Weston Recital Hall of the Toronto Arts Center, Glenn Gould Studio, and Mezzolini Hall. An avid chamber musician, Jisun is a member of the Amici Wind Quintet, winner of the New England Conservatory’s Honors Ensemble.
Jisun is pursuing her Masters of Music degree under the tutelage of Cynthia Meyers at the New England Conservatory where she also received a Bachelor of Music as a student of Renee Krimsier. Prior to coming to New England Conservatory she attended the Young Artists Performance Academy at the Royal Conservatory of the Music, where she studied with Julie Ranti. Additional studies and summer festivals include Aspen Music Festival and School, Spoleto Festival, Banff Center, Centre d’Arts Orford, Domaine Forget where she had masterclasses with some of the world’s leading flutists, including Emmanuel Pahud, Robert Langevin, Carol Wincenc, Jeffrey Khaner, Mattieu Dufour, Susan Milan, Mark Sparks and Tara O’Connor.

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Congratulations, Minha Kim, Honorable Mention winner in the Doriot Dwyer Merit Award Competition!
A native of Seoul, Korea, Minha Kim began her flute studies at the age of ten. Since moving to Canada in 2007, she has been a recipient of numerous awards and scholarships from local, provincial and national competitions. A first-place winner of the Canadian Music Competition held in Montreal, Minha was a provincial and national winner at the British Columbia Performing Arts Fes...tival for three consecutive years. In National Gala Concert 2013, she received a special prize for playing the most outstanding performance among winners of all instruments. The following summer, she represented British Columbia and won third place at the National Competition in Ontario hosted by the Federation of Canadian Music Festivals. Recently, she received an award from the Vancouver Women’s Musical Society and gave her solo recital as a scholarship winner in 2016.

Minha made her concerto debut at the age of fifteen with the Vancouver Pilgrim Orchestra. She also performed with Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra as a concerto competition winner in 2012. The following year, she was a soloist with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra as a winner of Burnaby Clef Concerto Competition.

In addition to her solo playing, Minha is an active chamber and orchestral player. Her woodwind quintet, Jordan Wind Quintet, was a winner of the New England Conservatory Honors Ensemble Competition and gave its recital in the prestigious Jordan Hall in 2016. Past few summers, she spent her time at the Banff Music Centre, Kennedy Center as a member of Summer Music Institute and Orford, studying with renowned flutists such as Mathieu Dufour, Robert Langevin, Lorna Mcghee, Aaron Goldman and Carol Wincenc.

Minha Kim is currently a senior at the New England Conservatory of Music in the studio of Paula Robison. She previously studied with Christie Reside, the principal flute of Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

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CLARINETISTS REGISTER NOW to win $10,000 Prize! Upload your first video (Mozart Concerto) by May 15. Up to age 35. Limited to first 100 registrants. All online. Judges: Wenzel Fuchs (Berlin Philharmonic), Varga Gabor (Hungarian Radio Orchestra), Luis Rossi (Soloist and Clarinet Maker), Yuan Yuan (China Philharmonic Orchestra), and USA Judge TBA. http://boswinds.org

CLARINETISTS REGISTER NOW to win $10,000 Prize! Upload your first video (Mozart Concerto) by May 15. Up to age 35. Limited to first 100 registrants. All online. Judges: Wenzel Fuchs, Varga Gabor, Luis Rossi, Yuan Yuan, and USA Judge TBA.
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Congratulations, Hayley Miller, Co-winner of the 2017 Doriot Dwyer Merit Award Competition! A native of Rochester, New York, flutist Hayley Miller is currently a senior in the Bachelor of Music program at Boston University's College of Fine Arts where she studies with Principal Flute of the Boston Lyric Opera, Linda Toote. In addition to her performing ensembles at Boston University, Hayley is a regular member of the notable Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. This organizat...ion was recently named “2015’s best orchestral performance” by Arts Fuse for their Symphony Hall concert in November where Hayley played principal flute on Debussy’s “La Mer”. Her performance in the BPYO’s performance of Wagner’s “Siegfried Act Three” was also listed in the Boston Globe’s “Ten Best Performances of the year”. In June 2015 and 2016, Hayley performed on the BPYO’s European and Spain tours which included acclaimed performances in Prague, Pilsen, Berlin, Basel, Interlaken, Bern, Lucerne, Barcelona and Madrid. During her time in Boston, Hayley has received several noteworthy awards including the William H. Grass award in the James Pappoutsakis Memorial competition, named a finalist in the New York Flute Club competition, named a finalist in the Boston University Concerto competition, named Boston University’s Presser Scholar, and inducted into the Pi Kappa Lambda society.

A dedicated student of the flute, Hayley has attended multiple festivals in the summers. This past summer, she performed in masterclasses for Denis Bouriakov, Jim Walker, Bonita Boyd and Aaron Goldman. She spent the summer of 2015 at the National Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Music Institute at the Kennedy Center where she studied with Carole Bean. She performed Amy Beach’s Quintet for Flute and Strings as well as Principal Flute on Mahler Symphony No. 1. In June 2014, Hayley attended Domaine Forget where she had the privilege to play in a masterclass for Emanuel Pahud.

An addition to her competitions in 2016, Hayley participated in several competitions was named a winner of the BPYO concerto competition in 2015 where she performed the Chaminade Concertino with the orchestra in Sanders Theater. She received honors from the Jo Amish Young Artist Competition and the Rochester Scholastic Arts Spotlight. She was named winner of the Rochester Flute Association High School Soloist Competition in November 2012, winner of the Rochester Philharmonic League Competition in March 2012, winner of David Hochstein Recital Competition in February 2012, and winner of Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition in December 2011.

After completing her studies in Boston, Hayley will continue her studies as Marriane Gedigian’s teaching assistant at the University of Texas at Austin.

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CLARINETISTS REGISTER NOW to win $10,000 Prize! Upload your first video (Mozart Concerto) by May 15. Up to age 35. Limited to first 100 registrants. All online.... Judges: Wenzel Fuchs (Berlin Philharmonic), Varga Gabor (Hungarian Radio Orchestra), Luis Rossi (Soloist and Clarinet Maker), Yuan Yuan (China Philharmonic Orchestra), and USA Judge TBA. http://boswinds.org

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$10,000 Prize! APPLY NOW! Up to age 35. Limited to 100 applicants. All online. First video due May 15. Judges: Wenzel Fuchs, Gabor Varga, Luis Rossi, Yuan Yuan, and USA Judge TBA.
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CLARINETISTS REGISTER NOW to win $10,000 Prize! Upload your first video (Mozart Concerto) by May 15. Up to age 35. Limited to first 100 registrants. All online. Judges: Wenzel Fuchs (Berlin Philharmonic), Varga Gabor (Hungarian Radio Orchestra), Luis Rossi (Soloist and Clarinet Maker), Yuan Yuan (China Philharmonic Orchestra), and USA Judge TBA. http://boswinds.org

$10,000 Prize! APPLY NOW! Up to age 35. Limited to 100 applicants. All online. First video due May 15. Judges: Wenzel Fuchs, Gabor Varga, Luis Rossi, Yuan Yuan, and USA Judge TBA.
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Congratulations to 2017 Sherman Walt Merit Award Competition winner, Andrea Baker! Holding past positions in international professional orchestras with a wealth of chamber music experience, Andrea is currently completing her master's degree at the New England Conservatory under the tutelage of BSO principal bassoonist Richard Svoboda. Previously, she held the position of assistant principal/second bassoon with the Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra in Bosnia and Herzegovina. An avid chamber musician, her reed trio, Blue Bamboo, was awarded the high distinction on an NEC Honors Ensemble. She holds a B.M. from Penn State University, and her previous teachers include Daryl Durran and Shirley Curtiss. Andrea plans to begin her doctoral studies this fall at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music.

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Congratulations to Daniel Stackhouse, winner of the 2017 Ralph Gomberg Merit Award Competition! Daniel impressed our judges with his performance of the Strauss Concerto. A native of the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Daniel Stackhouse is a classically-trained oboist with diverse experience in rock, jazz and various forms of traditional folk music. He has been a member of the band, Junco, since 2010 and regularly performs with the group throughout Maine and New Hampshire. T...he band recently released their debut full-length album, "The Night The Lake Stood Still", in March of 2017. In the Summer of 2015, Daniel was a fellow at the International Lyric Academy in Viterbo, Italy where he served as principal oboist. Daniel spent four years as oboe faculty at Camp Encore/Coda in Sweden, Maine where he once began developing his own passion for playing the oboe at a young age. He received his bachelor’s degree from The Boston Conservatory in 2014 and graduated from the school with a master's degree in May of 2016 under the tutelage of Robert Sheena and Amanda Hardy. Daniel currently resides in Boston with his wife and duo partner, harpist Jane Soh. www.oboedan.com

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