2018 McGill Oboe Day

McGill 2018 Oboe Day

2018 McGill Oboe Day


2018 Oboe Day visiting guest artist Eugene Izotov

McGill University's oboe faculty are presenting McGill University Oboe Day on November 3rd 2018 from 9:00am-7:00pm.

Join us at McGill University's Schulich School of Music for a full day of oboe events November 3rd. It's a day including an oboe competition with CASH prizes (details, below), master classes, browsing double reed vendors, trying new instruments,  and recitals for oboe students, performers and enthusiasts of all ages and levels!

This year we are pleased to announce our visiting guest artist is Eugene Izotov, professor of oboe at the San Francisco Conservatory and Principal Oboe of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.  

Oboe Competition Details

Application deadline (registration & repertoire submission): October 7, 2018

  • Open to oboists ages 13 to 19 who are not McGill University students
  • Repertoire of choice, approximately 4-6 minutes in duration
  • A piano accompanist will be provided at no charge, but competitors may bring their own accompanists if desired.
  • McGill professors and graduate students will form the jury panel.
  • Prizes: 1st prize $300, 2nd prize $200, 3rd prize $100
  • Certificates will be provided after the competition.



Eugene Izotov


 Professor of oboe at the San Francisco Conservatory &
 Principal Oboe at the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Theodore Baskin

Principal Oboe, Montreal Symphony Orchestra

Jacqueline Leclair

 Chamber music musician and soloist

Sponsors & Vendors

Oboe Day will include exhibits by our sponsors.

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