Barbirolli international oboe festival
President / Artistic Advisor: Professor George Caird Patrons: Daniel Barenboim Sir Mark Elder CBE Professor Jonathan Freeman-Attwood Professor Colin Lawson Raymond Leppard CBE Julian Lloyd Webber Professor Linda Merrick Sir Simon Rattle CBE OM Director: John Bethell MBE D Mus (Hon) Administrator: Gloria Balakrishna Previous Patrons include Sir Charles Mackerras, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies CBE CH, Sir Patrick Moore and Sir Michael Neubert Jury: George Caird - UK (Chairman) Jean-Louis Capezzali - France Elaine Douvas - USA Diethelm Jonas - Germany Celia Nicklin - UK
The 4th Barbirolli International Oboe Festival and Competition will be held from 1st to 8th April 2017 and is open to all nationalities not over the age of 30 on 1st April 2017. All competitors are advised to download and read the information booklet very carefully.
The Competition information booklet can be downloaded in pdf format by clicking the links below. You will need Adobe Reader to view them. Competition Information Booklet Competitors can purchase and download the test piece from http://fabermusicstore.com/Figures-suspended-31006.aspx If you wish to purchase a hard copy you need to email the Hire Library detailing your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
The remainder of the Competiton fee of £120 can be paid via Paypal using the button below.
The competition is administered by the Erin Arts Centre with funds provided by: Hugh & Sandra Davidson Jim Mellon The Isle of Man Arts Council and is in association with For details of accommodation in Port Erin and how to find the Arts Centre visit our Contact page
The successful competitors who have been selected to play in the Competition are: Linda Alijaj (Switzerland), Camille Andre (France), William John Ball (U.K.), Vasily Belyavin (Russia), Ilyes Boufadden-adloff (France), Sofia Brito (Portugal), Janice Chen (Taiwan), Andrew Cooper (U.S.A.), Joao Miguel Moreira Da silva (Portugal), Paula Diaz (Spain), Eleanor Doddford (U.K.), Felicia Gabriela Greciuc (Romania), Antonio Jesus Juarez Gutierrez (Spain), Alex Hayashi (U.S.A.), Nerea Hierro (Spain), Devin Hinzo (U.S.A.), Shih-Ying Huang (U.S.A.), James (Jihyun) Kim (South Korea), Seulgi Kim (South Korea), Fanny Kloevekorn (Germany), Juliana Koch (Germany), Yu-Syuan Liao (Taiwan), Ewa Lovrenovic (Croatia), Viviana Macelletti (Italian), Andreas Oeste (U.S.A.), Gabriel Pidoux (France), Vojtech Podrouzek (Czech Republic), Zachary Pulse (U.S.A), Lavinia Redman (U.K.), Amy Roberts (U.K.), Linda Sarcuni (Italy), Solomo Schweizer (Switzerland), Rafael Sousa (Portugal), Kaede Yamamoto (Japan)
The 2014 Oboe competiton was held in March 2014. First prize, the Evelyn Rothwell Memorial Prize of £4,000 donated by Jim Mellon, went to Hannah Morgan who studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Second prize, the Neil Black Prize of £2,000 donated anonymously, was awarded to Samuel Bastos (Portugal). Third prize, the Jim Mellon Prize of £1,000 to Nermis Meises (America). Click here to read the official press release with photos.
The set piece was Dürer Portrait by Judith Bingham
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Erin Arts Centre
President: Raymond Leppard CBE