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Enter the Inaugural NZDRS Oboe and Bassoon Performance Competition

The NZDRS is excited to announce the inaugural Oboe and Bassoon Competition.  There are three categories; Junior, Intermediate, and Open.  Performers are to send in video recordings of their performance, which will be judged by oboist Martin Lee and bassoonist Gordon Skinner.

Entries are currently open, and will close on the 7th of November 2019 at 11.59pm.

Read the guidelines here.
Submit your entry here.After you submit your entry, please send your performance video to

Social evening invitation: Farewelling Noah Rudd

The NZ Double Reed Society would like to invite you all to an informal social evening to farewell Noah Rudd (oboe), eat yummy desserts and have fun!
Dessert, wine and soft drinks provided Farewell Noah Rudd (oboe) who is about to leave for further study in Australia. He has made a huge contribution to NZDRS over the past four yearsTry your luck with a fun quiz about Noah and win two tickets to Bach's B minor Mass in April ( I have had these donated by someone who can't use them)Meet other double reed players of all ages and levelsShare your thoughts on what you would like from NZDRS this year and whether you have skills or time to help us continue doing fabulous thingsGrab some free oboe music that Alison is getting rid of!When: 7.30pm, Monday 25 February
Venue: 281a Richmond Rd, Grey Lynn Cost: Free to NZDRS members, $5 non members (please pay on the day) RSVP to by Friday 22 February with number of people coming  so that we know how much yummy food to ma…