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Aeolus Quartet and Senior VIP Franklin Cohen (Solo Clarinetist Emeritus in the Cleveland Orchestra) Perform Mozart Clarinet Quintet K581 at the Village theater with the Chamber Music Society of Detroit, Michigan, and gives a Master Class at Oakland University - Detroit, Michigan - 18 - 19 january 2019





Pierre Genisson with Master Class Students, and with VIPs and Buffet USA President Francois Kloc and New York Philharmonic 2nd Clarinetist Pascual Martinez-Forteza


Pierre Genisson Recital and Master Class at Buffet-Crampon New York Showroom -
New York City - 16 January 2019





VIP Wonkak Kim Master Class and Clarinet Day at Arizona University - Dr Jackie Glazier, Host - Tucson, Arizona - 13 January 2019



VIP Sharon Kam Performs Premiere of new Clarinet Concerto written for her - Thorsten Encke with the NDR Radio Philharmonic - Hannover, Germany - 10 January 2019



Vandoren Emerging Artists Competition 2019 -  1st Prize Classical Clarinet: Ning Zhang, Student of VIP Charles Neidich New York City - 8 January 2019




Blaserphilharmonie Salzburg New Years Konzert at the Mozarteum with VIP Wenzel Fuchs - Salzburg, Austria - 6 January 2019




Clarinetissimo Faculty




Clarinettissimo Festival 2019 - VIP Stephan Vermeersch,  President of the European Clarinet Association (ECA), Director - Brugge, Belgium -  2 - 5 January 2019






Verovitica International Music Meeting (VIMM) - VIP Radovan Cavallin and Kristina Dizon, Directors - Virovitica, Croatia - 3 - 5 January 2019



Neujahrskonzert in Hopfgarten von Klassik bis Flamenco & Jazz – und ein Heimspiel für VIP Wenzel Fuchs - Hofgarten, Austria - 2 Jänner 2019





MidWest International Band & Orchestra Clinic - Chicago, Illinois - 18 - 22 December 2018




2nd Festival de Clarinetes - Amalia Del Guidice, Soloist - San Martin de los Andes, Argentina - 19 - 21 December 2018




VIP Radovan Cavallin with Conductor Miroslav Vukovojac-Dugan


VIP Radovan Cavallin performs Christmas Concert at the Spectacular Varazdin arena performing Ante Grgin Clarinet Concerto with Ministry of Defense Symphonic Wind Band of Croatia and with Conductor  Miroslav Vukovojac-Dugan  in Beautiful Zagreb Concert Hall “Vatroslav Lisinski” - Varasd, Vara˛dinska, Croatia- 19 - 20 December 2018



VIP and Acclaimed Soloist and Chamber Music Artist  Professor at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Maryland Alexander Fiterstein performs Mozart Clarinet Quintet with the New World Chamber Ensemble - Miami, Florida - 16 December 2018




VIP and Associate Solo Clarinet in Chicago Symphony John Bruce Yeh soloist with the Chicago Clarinet Ensemble honoring Ralph Wilder and Honoring Ralph Wilder - VIPs Stephen Williamson  (CSO), Charlene Zimmerman (Chicago Lyric Opera), and John Bruce Yeh (CSO)


Chicago Clarinet Ensemble Benefit Concert for Ralph Wilder, eminent Clarinet Teacher and Band Director who suffered lower body paralysis  - Chicago, Illinois - 10 December 2018




VIP Alexander Fiterstein (Professor at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Maryland) Master Class at the Buffet New York Showroom - 10 December 2018


Master Class session




Tenerife Clarinet Festival - Tenerife, Spain - 6 - 9 December 2018




Anna Paulova Performs Brahms Clarinet Quintet Op 115 as part of Martinu Festival - Prague, Czech Republic - 5 December 2018



Senior VIP and Renowned Jazz and Classical Soloist Eddie Daniels - Recipient of Grammy Nomination for 2018




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2019 Headline Galleries


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