The University of Iowa School of Music is hosting the 49th International Double Reed Society Conference in Iowa City from June 23-27th, 2020. The International Double Reed Society (IDRS) is a world-wide organization of double reed (oboe and bassoon family) players, instrument manufacturers, and enthusiasts. This conference will showcase the best oboists and bassoonists from over twenty countries. Over 1,000 musicians are expected to attend the conference in Iowa City this year. The Friday Night Concert Series performance will feature leading jazz bassoonists and oboists, as well as local jazz musicians invited to perform and jam alongside the featured artists.





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