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Hot News July 2018 - Monthly Summary


The United States Army Band (Pershing's Own) Annual Alumni Weekend - 12 - 14 July 2018 - Fort Myer and Washington, DC


ClarinetFest with the International Clarinet Association (ICA) - VIP Eddy Vanoosthuyse, Director - Ostend, Belgium  -  6 - 11 July 2018


Karel Dohnal Performs Copland Clarinet Concerto two concerts with Essener Philharmoniker and conductor Tomas Netopil in Krupp Hall in Essen as last concerts of the symphony concert season, and one open air concert in Grugapark in Essen, Germany  -  5 - 6 July 2018













June 2018 Hot NewsMonthly Summary


Selmer Summer Clarinet Academy at Michigan State University - East Lansing, Michigan

te University - VIP Guy Yehuda, Director - East Lansing, Michigan - 29 May - 3 June 2018


Wetzlar Klarinetten Competition - Wetzlar, Germany - 1 - 3 June 2018


VIP Stephanie Zelnick Master Class - Cornwall, Ontario, Canada - 3 June 2018


Andrea Caputo, 1st Prize winner in the International Competition "Premio Crescendo" in Florence (Firenze), Italy, and Student with VIP Wenzel Fuchs at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, plays Solo Clarinet with Andreas Wittmann, conducting "Das Sinfonie Orchester Berlin" at the Berlin Philharmonie - 9 June 2018


Lift Clarinet Academy - Wesley Ferriera, Director - 11 - 15 June 2018 - Junior Academy 18 -22 June 2018 - Colorado State University at Fort Collins

George Mason University Clarinet Academy - Fairfax, Virginia - 18 - 22 June 2018 - Catina Sweedy, Director

ChamberFest Cleveland - VIP's Franklin and Diana Cohen, Directors  - Cleveland, Ohio - 14 - 30 June 2018




West Point Band Alumni back to the stage for a wonderful evening of musical collaboration with the West Point Concert Band - Eisenhower Hall - 23 June 2018









May 2018 Hot News - Monthly Summary


VIP Gregory Raden (Solo Clarinetist in Dallas Symphony) Master Class at RDG Woodwinds - Los Angeles, California - 2 May 2018


VIP Wenzel Fuchs Soloist (Mozart Clarinet Concerto) with the Mozarteum Orchestra from Salzburg, Austria (where he is Professor) in Karazawa, Japan - 4 May 2018


 New York Woodwind Quintet 'Celebrating Winds' Concert with the WA Concert Series at the Tenri Cultural Center - VIP Charles Neidich, Director - New York City USA - 4 May 2018


VIP Annalien Van Wauwe performs Copland Clarinet Concerto with the Antwerp Symphony (Belgium) - 5 May 2018


Major Chamber concert with Clarinetist Ruzaliia Kasimova and Friends - State Institute for Art Studies - Moscow, Russia - 11 May 2018


Paquito D’Rivera received an Honorary Doctorate of Musical Arts from the Manhattan School of Music. The presentation was made during the school’s Commencement Ceremony by MSM President James Gandre and Interim Provost Joan Gordon - 11 May 2018


VIP Chad Burrow (Professor at the University of Michigan) Master Class - Soochow, China - 13 May 2018


VIP Chad Burrow (Professor at the University of Michigan) 2nd Master Class - Shenzehn, China - 16 May 2018


VIP Sunny Kang Performs Major Recital at 'The Cell'  in unique Program - New York City - 16 May 2018


Clarinet Summit Concert with Senior VIP Richard Nunemaker and Salvatore Andolina - Buffalo, New York - 17 May 2018


VIP Wenzel Fuchs (Solo Klarinettist in the Berliner Philharmoniker) Master Class and concert at the Conservatorio Nikolini in Piacenza, Italy - 18 - 19 May 2018


Concertante Symphony No 6 by M. Kabeláč performed with Soloist Karel Dohnal at The Prague Spring Festival with the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra (Czech Republic) and conductor Marko Ivanović.- 19 May 2018


VIP and acclaimed  Soloist Anneliene Van Wauwe performs Hartman's Kammerkonzert, Clarinet, String Quartet and Chamber Orchestra.  Fantastic piece! Huge thanks to Schumann Quartet, Hartmut Haenchen and Salzburg Camerata - 26 May 2018 - Wuerzburg, Germany -  You can watch our concert here:














April 2018 Hot News - Monthly Summary


Senior VIP Richard Stoltzman and Miki Stoltzman perform Duo Concert with Clarinet and Marimba at the National Gallery in Washington, DC - 1 April 2018


VIP Shirley Brill gives Masterclasses at the Milan Conservatory - VIP Luigi Magistrelli, Host - Milan, Italy - 5 - 6 April 2018


Iowa Clarinet Day at Drake University with VIP Charles Neidich - Des Moines, Iowa - 7 April 2018


Buffet Clarinet Festival - University of Oregon - VIP Wonkak Kim, Director - Eugene, Oregon - 7 April 2018


3rd Sidney Forrest Clarinet Competition at University of Maryland Clarinet Day - VIP Robert DiLutis, Director - College Park, Maryland - 8 April 2018


VIP Charles Neidich performs with the Parker String Quartet at the Howland Music Circle with a rediscovered Clarinet Quintet by Russian composer Aleksandr Lokshin - Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet - 8 April 2018 Beacon, New York - 8 April 2018


American Chamber Ensemble Chamber Concert at Hofstra University - Hempstead, Long Island, New York 8 April 2018

Bernstein and Brahms – Celebrating 100 Years of Leonard Bernstein – Brahms Clarinet Trio and other works by Leonard Bernstein, with special guest, clarinetist Senior VIP Stanley Drucker. Pre-concert Q & A with Stanley Drucker: his years in the Philharmonic with Bernstein


Live broadcast of the Max Bruch Double Concerto with Clarinetist VIP Anneleine Van Wauwe and violist Eivind Ringstad with the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales in Cardiff Bay (United Kingdom) at Hoddinnot Hall - 13 April 2018


VIP and Solo Klarinettist in the Radio Sinfonie Stuttgart (SWR) Sebastian Manz performs Weber's 2nd Clarinet Concerto Op 74 with the Berner Symphony Orchestra in Innsbruck, Austria - 18

 April 2018


2018 MTSU High School Honors Clarinet Choir Weekend - Dr. Todd Waldecker, Director with Vandoren Regional Artist Jenny Maclay as Soloist - Murfreesboro, Tennessee -  21 April 2018


University of Delaware Clarinet Day -  Dr Christopher Nichols, Director  - Newcastle, Delaware - 21 April 2018


With VIP Alexander Fiterstein with an incredible week in Minsk, Belarus (where I lived until I was 2 years old). I was fortunate to play both Copland’s Clarinet Concerto and Weber’s Alla Polacca and give a masterclass (на русском) at the Belarusian State Academy of Music -

Minsk, Belarus - 15 - 21 April 2018


Music for Peace: Chamber Music Boston with VIP Jonathan Cohler and Friends  - Cambridge, Massachusetts - 21 April 2018


Harold Wright Merit Award Competition with the Boston Woodwind Society - Boston, Massachusetts - Shuyan Jin - winner of the 2018 Harold Wright Merit Award Competition - 22 April 2018

VIP and Solo Klarinettist in the Berliner Philharmoniker Wenzel Fuchs Soloist performing Mozart Clarinet Concerto K622 with Alan Gilbert conducting - Berlin, Germany - 25 and 27 April 2018

Amici Ensemble - A Legacy of Inspiration on its 30th Anniversary - Joaquin Valdepeñas, Solo Clarinetist in the Toronto Symphony, cellist David Hetherington and pianist Serouj Kradjian, Directors Toronto, Ontario, Canada - 28 April 2018

VIP Eddy Vanoosthuyse performs Mozart Clarinet Concerto with the Lumen Symphonicum - Ghent, Belgium - 28 April 2018














March 2018 Hot News - Monthly Summary


University of Alabama (UAB) Clarinet Symposium - with VIP Jessica Phillips - Dr Denise Gainey, Director - Birmingham, Alabama - 3 - 4 March 2018

Clarinet Colloquium - Texas A & M University - VIP Mary Alice Druhan, Director - Commerce, Texas - 2 - 3 March 2018


Clarinetist David Shifrin, recipient of Chamber Music America CMA’s 2018 Richard J. Bogomolny National Service Award - Boston, Massachusetts - 4 March 2018


VIP and Professor at the University of Maryland (College Park) and Solo Clarinetist in the Annapolis Symphony Robert DiLutis Soloist with the University Orchestra performing the Jean Francais Clarinet Concerto - 9 March 2018


Ben Lulich, Solo Clarinetist in the Seattle Symphony, performs the Nielsen Clarinet Concerto, Op 57 - 9 March 2018


Alexander Lang - Renowned Jazz Clarinetist and American Federation of Musicians Signatory Grammy Award Winner - March 2018 - New York


VIP and Solo Klarinettist in the Berliner Philharmoniker Wenzel Fuchs Master Class - Bou;dgne-Billancourt -  12 March 2018


Nico Bertelli, authority on Early Chaleameau and Clarinets - Suminar and Master Class at the Milan Conservatory - VIP Luigi Magistrelli, Host - 14 March 2018


Senior VIP Richard Stoltzman Master Class and Solo Performance at the University of Northern Florida (Jacksonville) - 14 March 2018


Baylor University Clarinet Festival - Dr. Jun Qian, Director - Waco, Texas - 17 March 2018


Senior VIP Stanley Drucker Master Class for selected students of the Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey  20 March 2018

 Atlanta Symphony clarinetist Laura Ardan named as Mabel Dorn Reeder Chair with a $1.5 million endowment established in 2011

Tennessee Tech University Clarinet Day - 24 March 2018


Troy University (Alabama) Clarinet Day - VIP Timothy Phillips, Director - 24 March 2018


YaoGuang Zhai, Solo Clarinetist in the Baltimore Symphony, performs Weber 2nd Clarinet Concerto Op 74  - Baltimore and Bethesda, Maryland - 23 - 25 March 2018

Gran Canaria International Clarinet Festival - Radovan Cavallin, Director  - Canary Islands - 24 - 27 March 2018

 VIP Wenzel Maria Fuchs, the first clarinettist of the Berlin Philharmonic... came to keep a refresher course in the clarinet at Arad and a concert as soloist, with Arad (Romania) Philharmonic - 29 March 2018

VIP Robert Spring, Professor at Arizona State University, gives Master Classes at the Chinese National Conservatory in Beijing - 30 March 2018









February 2018 Hot News - Monthly Summary


ClariPeru VII workshop for young players - Antonio Mazzini, Director - Lima, Peru - 5 - 10 February 2018 - "Gold Clarinet 2018", - more than 300 clarinettistes from the region of France gathered around a concert! Congratulations to my students and those of Thomas Rollot from the music school "Harmony of wavrin" who participated


Texas Clarinet Fiesta at Texas State University at San Antonio - 10 - 11 February 2018


University of Central Florida (Orlando) Clarinet Day with VIP Robert Spring - Keith Koons, Director - 17 February 2018


2e Walter Boeykens Clarinet Festival with VIP Wenzel Fuchs and Colleagues - Enschede, The Netherlands - 14 - 18 February 2018


VIP Annelien Van Wauwe Clarinetist (Belgium) - Borletti-Buitoni Trust winners 2018

Catherine Hudgins, clarinet and William Hudgins, Solo Clarinetist in the Boston Symphony, clarinet soloists in performance of DANIEL CROZIER Concerto for Two Clarinets and Orchestra (World Premiere) - Winter Park, Florida - 23 - 24 February 2018

Senior VIP Franklin Cohen performs Oscar Navarro's 2nd Clarinet Concerto with the San Juan Symphony - Durango, Colorado - 17 - 18 February 2018

Franklin Cohen Faculty Recital at the Cleveland Institute of Music - 23 February 2018

ChamberFest Cleveland presents Winter House Concert featuring ChamberFest's own Franklin Cohen, and  world-renowned pianist, Roman Rabinovich - Cleveland, Ohio - 24 February 2018






January 2018 Hot News - Monthly Summary


Clarinetissimo Festival  2018 - Brugge, Belgium - 3 - 6 January 2018


VIP and 2nd Clarinetist in the New York Philharmonic Pascual Martinez-Forteza performs the Rigoletta Fantasy at Gala Concert for the 125th anniversary of the Ultima Hora newspaper in Palma de Mallorca - 11 January 2018


Emona Festival 2018 and Competition - 14 - 20 January 2018 - Ljubljana


Senior VIP Franklin Cohen - Solo Clarinetist Emeritus in The Cleveland Orchestra - Recital with the Cleveland Tremont Concert Series - 21 January 2018


Senior VIP Stanley Drucker Soloist performing Weber 1st Clarinet Concerto with the Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey, John Enz, Conductor - West Windsor, New Jersey - 21 January 2018


VIP Anneliene Van Wauwe - a former BBC New Generation Artist,- Soloist Performing Magnus Lindberg's Clarinet Concerto with the Brussels Philharmonic - 26 January 2018