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Competition Finals: A Feast of NZ Music for Double Reed Ensemble

The New Zealand Double Reed Society invites you to A Feast of NZ Music for Double Reed Ensemble featuring the Final of the NZDRS Composition Competition

Saturday 21 July 2018

Mt Eden Village Centre
449 Mt Eden Rd
Cnr Mt Eden Road & Ngauruhoe St
Mt Eden
Auckland 1024

3pm | Double Reed Band* Suitable for oboists and bassoonists of all ages Leonard Bernstein | Excerpts from Westside Story – America, Maria and Tonight

Anthony Young | Suite for Double Reed Band (2014 NZDRS Commission)

4.30pm | A (Free) Public Concert
Performance of the six pieces chosen as finalists for the NZDRS Composition Competition
The brief: five minutes in length, for 3-4 players of oboe and/or bassoon, Grade 5/6 level
Performance of the winner of the High School Division
Leonie Holmes | Suite for two oboes, cor anglais and bassoon (2018 NZDRS Commission)
5.45 | Awards

First, second and third prizes winners announced Audience award: high school students will vote for the piece they would most like to play Performan…

Composition Competition deadline coming up!

It is so exciting to see entries for the composition prize coming in. 


Don't worry if your composition is a bit too short or you are not quite sure if you have got the level right. We are aware that these parameters present their own challenges, so send us your piece anyway! What we are really interested in are new chamber pieces for double reed ensembles.

View the guidelines here and some extra tips here.