The British Double Reed Society (BDRS) was founded in 1988 to promote and enhance the interests of all double reed players, whether students, amateurs, professionals or teachers. Becoming a member of this 1000-strong society opens up a whole spectrum of opportunities to meet, play, discuss, enjoy and promote double reed instruments.

Annual membership fees (payable in Sterling only) as of 21 June 2006:

Standard membership£25.00
Student membership£15.00

Additional charge for postage of Double Reed News outside the UK:

Europe (including Eire)as above plus £5.00
Rest of the worldas above plus £10.00

NB These additional charges are not applicable to members opting to receive the online version of the magazine.

Benefits of Membership

Double Reed News:

All BDRS members receive three issues of ‘Double Reed News’ each year. This glossy 36-page magazine is full of news, events, contacts, supplies, articles, and classified ads. A must for double reed players.
Concessions & Discounts:

Enjoy 10% discount on music and accessories from:

BDRS members are entitled to concessionary rates at BDRS-promoted Conventions.

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Or you can print off an application form by clicking on the link below, complete your details and post to the address provided.

2019 BDRS Application form