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Da’ “Bull” Reed Camp Concerto Competition


The competition is open to all pre-college oboists and bassoonists ages 13 and up. All contestants must be active participants of the camp, which includes registration and payment. The deadline for CD and application form submission is TBD.


Oboe: Cimarosa/Benjamin Oboe Concerto.  All movements, no repeats
Bassoon: Mozart Bassoon Concerto.  Guetter edition and cadenza.  3rd movement

Format of the Competition

Preliminary Round

Submission of a high quality, unedited CD with piano accompaniment, along with the application form sent to:

USF Da' "Bull" Reed Concerto Competition
The University of South Florida
School of Music
4202 E. Folwer Ave.
Tampa, FL 33620
ATTN: Amy Collins

Semi-final Round

Live audition with a provided accompanist, which will be held on the evening of the first day of camp. A panel of judges will then select the finalists.

Final Round

Finalists will perform in a public setting for the panel of judges. The winner will be announced at the end of this final round and will perform at the Da' "Bull" Reed Camp Final Concert . They will receive a cash prize award. Honorable mentions and/or runner ups may also be awarded a cash prize at the judge's discretion. Final round is free and open to the public.

Decisions of the panel will be final and the panel reserves the right to withhold any award should they deem it necessary.