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The 12th International Oboe Competition of Japan 2018 in Tokyo

Thu 15th Feb 18 to Tue 13th Mar 18

The Sony Music Foundation will be hosting the 12th International Oboe Competition in Tokyo in September and October this year. The details of the competition can be found on the website: You are eligible if you were born between January 1st 1988 and December 31st 2000. Recorded audition applications must be received between February 15th and March 13th 2018. The Jury will be chaired by Hansjorg Schellenberger and includes Gordon Hunt and Maurice Bourgue.

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5-Day oboe and bassoon courses and Double Reed Day

Tue 10th Apr 18 to Sat 14th Apr 18
Park Place, Wickham Hampshire, PO17 5EZ

Two events in one, led by two of Britain’s leading players Five-day oboe and bassoon courses Tuesday 10th - Saturday 14th April 2018 directed by John Anderson Principal oboist, English Chamber Orchestra and Laurence Perkins bassoon soloist and Hyperion solo recording artist BDRS double-reed day Saturday 14th April 2018 led by John Anderson and Laurence Perkins to be held at Park Place, Wickham (near Fareham), Hampshire PO17 5EZ By road: near M3 and M27 (10 miles from Portsmouth), about 2 hours from London or Bristol, 2hrs 30 mins from Birmingham By rail: nearest station is Fareham, about 2 hours from London or Bristol by direct trains Oboe and bassoon courses John Anderson and Laurence Perkins will lead two parallel five-day courses for amateur oboe and bassoon players of all levels who want to develop their musical and technical skills. These in-depth sessions offer the chance to explore • good posture...

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