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Welcome to the WKA Home Page Photo 2007 Galleries, presented to showcase the many Clarinet events, Artists, and Teachers. Refer to the  News Pages for detailed information and Photo Galleries.  Presently, past photos that have been shown are being prepared for uploading and will be on Page very soon.

Clarinet Competition Jury and Contestants in Carpi, Italy

Heidi Hermanns Woodwind Competition winners

Stanley Drucker performing Weber

Conductor and Mr Drucker

Festival Orchestra in rehearsal

Clarinet Days Faculty in Jerusalem

Wolfgang Meyer Master Class

US Navy Band

Julian Bliss at LeBlanc Exhibit

Russel Dagon with Student trying Clarinet

December 2007 Monthly Summary

Michigan State Clarinet and Saxophone Summit, featuring Charles Neidich with Dr Caroline Hartig, Professor of Clarinet  held 30 November - 1 December 2007

“Rino Viani” International Clarinet Competition 2007 - 1 - 2 December 2007 in Carpi, Italy

Connecticut Alliance for Music (CAM) and Westport Arts Center Announce Winners of 2007 Heida Hermanns International Woodwinds Competition held 4 December 2007.  Honorable mention conferred to Ran Kampel, Clarinetist, from Israel

Mozart Mannheim Festival  (26 November - 5 December 2007) performance of Mozart Divertimento K439b for 2 Klarinetten and Bassoon performed with Luigi Magistrelli, Rainer Mueller Van Recum (Principal clarinet at the Saarbruecken Orchestra) and Ole Dahl (Principal bassoon at the WDR Koeln Orchestra)

Weber 1st Concerto  Op 73 performance with Stanley Drucker (Solo Clarinetist in New York Philharmonic) with Hoff-Barthelson Festival Orchestra 9 December 2007 in White Plains, New York

Clarinet Days Music Festival held at the Jerusalem Music Center in Israel 5 - 11 December 2007

MidWest Band & Orchestra Clinic - Chicago, Illinois  - 18 -  22 December 2007

Clarinet Day Participants with Dr Verdehr

Dr Verdehr honored at Final Performance of Conference

Dr Caroline Hartig and Dr Elsa Ludewig Verdehr

Joan Tower Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman performed by present and former Students

Competition Presentation

Colonel Rotondi and Weixiong Wand

Stefan Harg, Director

Summit Clarinet Choir

Student and Stefan Harg

November 2007 Monthly Summary

Michigan State University 4th Annual Clarinet Spectacular Conference Honoring Distinguished Professor of Music Dr Elsa Ludewig-Verdehr held 10 November 2007

The United States Army Band (Pershing's Own) in Special Concert with Concerto Competition performance by Weixiong Wang (That's America to Me)  at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts 17 November 2007

Stockholm Clarinet Summit,  (Sweden)  Stefan Harg, Director held 17 - 18 November 2007

Harvey Hermann and William Blayney

Blayney, Jon Manasse, and Clarinet Choir Director Mitchell Estrin

Robert DiLutis Master Class

Mercandente Clarinet Competition in Italy

John Bruce Yeh Soloist with Lakeshore Symphony in Chicago Illinois

Boston Conservatory

Summit Faculty

Jessica Phillips, Michael Norsworthy and Tom Martin

Norsworthy and Student

                       Charles Neidich Alabama Symphony appearance and UAB Master Class

October 2007 Monthly Summary

62nd Geneva International Music Competition - October the 12th, 2007

Buffet-Crampon/Vandoren 3rd Clarinet Choir Festival - Seattle, Washington - 13-14 October 2007

Mercandente Clarinet Competition and above Winners and Clarinet Jury headed by Fabio de Casola held through 14 October 2006 in Bari, Italy

Boston Conservatory Clarinet Day  - 21 October 2007

Charles Neidich Soloist with the Alabama Symphony in the Copland Clarinet Concerto Performed 26 - 27 October 2007 and University of Alabama Master Class

John Bruce Yeh, Associate Solo Clarinetist in Chicago Symphony, performing Carl Maria von Weber's Concertino Op 26 and the Debussy Premiere Rhapsody with the Lakeshore Symphony Orchestra 28 October 2007

Siato Kinen Orchestra Festival - Seiji Ozawa, Founder and Music Director, held each Summer with an

Orchestra of Selected Artists from the World Music Scene

McDowell Clarinet Section Class

Ted Lane and Dr McDowell

Clarinet Section students

International New Music Festival Group

Sanders / Kirk Duo

Don Montanero and Student

Crane School of Music

Jazz Combo

Rodriguez Bass Clarinet Master Class

Mautern Klarinettenchor

Mautern Musikschule

September 2007 Monthly Summary

Siato Kinen Orchestra Festival - Seiji Ozawa, Founder and Music Director, held each Summer with an Orchestra of Selected Artists from the World Music Scene 15 August - 9 September 2007

Richard MacDowell,  Professor of Clarinet at the University of Texas, Austin, in Master Class for Texas High School Students held 22 September 2007

Buffet-Crampon / Vandoren Clarinet / Mouthpiece / Reed Workshop at Dillon Music, Woodbridge, New Jersey - 25 September 2007

2nd Annual Potsdam Single  Reed Summit - 28 - 29 September 2007

CSN's 6th International New Music Festival - 28 - 30 September 2007

Klarinetten-Symposium mit Kurs für Klarinetten-Chor von 28. bis 30. September 2007 in Mautern/Stmk, Osterreich (Austria)


Mitchell Estrin, Director

Academy Student with Mark Nuccio

Student with Greg Raden

Buffet Academy Faculty

Academy Certificate Presentations

Swiss Clarinet Ensemble at Swiss Clarinet Week

Faculty Trio

Participants and Faculty at Hotel in Switzerland

Jerusalem Finale

Giora Feidman

Clarinet Quintet with Franklin Cohen

Festival on the Gulf at the Passarelli Foundation Institute of San Marco di Castellabate (Salerno), Italy

Lanzhoe Clarinet Choir

Eddy Vanoosthyse as Soloist

Venancia Ruis and Director Tie Bai

August 2007 Monthly Summary

BUFFET CRAMPON USA 2007 SUMMER CLARINET ACADEMY - 6 - 10 August 2007 held at the University of North Florida  in Jacksonville, Florida, Mitchell Estrin, Director

Clarinet &  Klezmer in the Galilee  Music Festival in Israel  with Giora Feidman  6 - 13 August 2007

Internationale Klarinettentage, held in the Hotel Glogghuis  in Melchsee-Frutt with intensive activities including lesson training, Master Classes and concerts in the Swiss Alps Directed by noted Swiss Clarinetist and Pedagogue Bernhard  Röthlisberger held 6 -13 August 2007

Festival on the Gulf held 19 - 28 August at the Passarelli Foundation Institute of San Marco di Castellabate (Salerno), Italy with Extensive Musical Training and Concerts with Professors Eva Wasserman-Margolis (Israel) and Luigi Magistrelli (Milan, Italy)

China International Clarinet/Saxophone Festival III held in Beijing, China 18 - 23 August 2007


Chan Performing Arts Center Entrance

Soloists Vanooshye and Spring with Orchestra

Brahms Clarinet Quintete with Ricardo Morales

Verdehr performance of Chadwick Double Concerto

Mary Backun soloist with Pacific Symphonic Winds

Drapkin session at Brevard

Brevard Festival

Army Band Alumni

Brucker Hall

Band Concert with Alumni

Buffet Crampon Spanish Clarinet Academy

July 2007  Monthly Summary

ClarinetFest - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada -  4 - 8 July 2007

The United States Army Band (Pershing's Own) 5th Alumni Reunion Weekend and Major Concert held 13 July 2007 in Arlington, Virginia

Académie d'été clarinette Buffet Crampon 2007 - Lliria (Valence), Espagne held 9 - 14 July 2007

Brevard Conference on Music Entrepeneurs held 27-28 July 2007 led by Michael Drapkin

Peplowski and OK University Clarinet Choir

Redwine and Cohen Poulenc Sonata

Artists and Faculty

Catlett Music Center

Jessica Phillips and Student

West Point Campus

Monuments across the Hudson River

USMA Alumni Band Concert

Band Conductos and Soloists

LTC Detrick (Ret), USMA Band Commander LTC Timothy Holtan, Harvey Pittel, Alumni Sax Soloist, Colonel Thomas Rotundi, US Army Band Commander

Jonathan Cohler

Jessica Phillips

Valdemar Rodriguez

Robert Spring

Michael Norsworthy

Claremont Festival Group

Clarinet Ensemble Performance

Festival Participants with Dr Thornhill

June 2007 Monthly Summary

International Woodwind Festival - Boston Conservatory - 31 May - 10 June 2007

Oklahoma 32nd Clarinet Symposium -  14 - 16 June 2007

Claremont Clarinet Festival - Margaret Thornhill, Director held in Pomona, California 14 - 17 June 2007

United States Military Academy Band 28th Alumni Reunion and Concert Weekend with Performance at Trophy Point Amphitheatre at West Point


The US Army Band at Strathmore Arts Center

US Army Blues

Patriotic Concert ending

Anat Cohen Jazz at Kennedy Center DC

Redwine, Stephens, Farquha, Saylor

Capitol Clarinet Choir

Clarinet Group

Luigi Magistrelli and Master Class in Israel

Mensi Competition Jury and Contestants

Summit Clarinet Choir with Soloist Stefan Harg

Bruno Martinez Recital at Stockholm Summit

Octrava Quintete at Carnegie Hall with SEM Orchestra

Muhlfeld picture for Festival

May 2007 Monthly Summary

Master Class / Performances in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv with Luigi Magistrelli with events held through 3 May 2007

The United States Army Band  (Pershing's Own)  85th Anniversary Concert at the Strathmore Performing Arts Center

Inaugeral Performance of the Capitol Clarinet Choir conducted by John Stephens with 3 Premieres held In Edgewater, Maryland 6 May 2007 - Check Clarinet Choir News Page

Anat Cohen Quartet in performance at the Jazz Standard in New York introducing 2 new CD releases and Quartet performance at the 12th Annual Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival
at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater in Washington, DC 11 May 2007

“G. Mensi” “International Clarinet Competition” of  Breno held 10-12 May 2007 in Italy with Jury headed by Wenzel Fuchs (Berlin Philharmonic) and Luigi Magistrelli (Milan Conservatory)

Clarinet Summit 2007 Stockholm - 11 - 13 May 2007

Orchestra of the S.E.M performs special concert dedicated to contemporary music at Carnegie Hall, with performance of Karl-Heinz Stockhausen's 'Zeitmasse' for Wind Quintet performed 21 May 2007

Richard-Mühlfeld-Fest Meiningen 2007 - 25 - 27. Mai. 2007 (Pfingsten) Germany

Milan Conservatory Master Class Days with Richard Stoltzman

Peplowski Benny Goodman Soloist with West Virginia Symphony

Soloist Peplowski

Ken Peplowski and Conductor Grant Cooper

Ohio University Clarinet Gala Artist Faculty

Guest Artist Dr Deborah Bish

Gala Director Dr Rebecca Rischin and Deborah Bish

Leister Recital

Karl Leister and Kay Kim

Internet Stream Master Class on Brahms Clarinet Quintet

Karl Leister and Steve Cohen

Northwestern University Groupphoto of Students and Artists

Pascual Martinez Foteza

Bonade Clarinet Quartet

Hattner Master Class

Rostropovich - In Memoriam

April 2007 Monthly Summary

Milan Conservatory Master Class Week with Richard Stoltzman with Performance with the Verdi Orchestra headed by Professor Luigi Magistrelli 2- 3 April 2007.

Tribute to Benny Goodman concerts with Jazz Soloist Ken Peplowski with the West Virginia Symphony under Music Director Grant Cooper performed 20 - 21 April 2007 in the Clay Performing Arts Center in Charleston, West Virginia

Ohio University Clarinet Gala - 21 April 2007

Karl Leister Master Class and Performance - Northwestern University - 25 - 27 April 1007

Mstislav Rostropovich - In Memoriam - 27 April 2007

Eastern Conservatory 4th Annual Clarinet Symposium with Pascual Martinez Forteza - NY Philharmonic - 28 April 2007 in Bernardsville, New Jersey


Mozart Leister, Magistrelli Performance in Italy

Udi Nave in performance with Mehta and Israel Philharmonic in Tel Aviv

UAB Mass Choir at Clarinet Retreat

Dr Gainey, Charles Willett, and Dr Barger

Dr Gainey and Judy Donaldson of Alabama Symphony

Zahler Clarinet Concerto rehearsal at Columbia University

Michael Norsworthy in rehearsal

Norsworthy and composer Noel Zahler

Soloist Esther Lamneck and composer John Melby

Ted Lane Soloist in Mozart Concerto in Monterrey

D Ray McClellan in Georgia

Anat Cohen performing in Monmouth NJ

Cohen performing Tenor Sax

Leslie Craven Master Class in Hong Kong

Clarinet Cornucopia Class

ColState Wind Ensemble with Soloist Yeh

John Bruce Yeh and Ensemble Clarinetists

Yeh soloist with Wind Ensemble in rehearsal

ClariFest Director Diane Barger

ClariFest Clarinet Choir

March 2007  Monthly Summary

D. Ray McClellan Master Class and Recital with Atlanta Clarinet Association held in Decatur, Georgia 3 March 2007

Udi Nave,  Mercandante Clarinet Competition winner (Italy)  and Soloist in Performance of the Carl Maria von Weber Concertino Op 26 with the 'Meastro Young Guests' with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra under Meastro Zubin Mehta  4 March 2007.

Major Mozart Performance with Karl Leister, Luigi Magistrelli,  Laura Magistrelli (Bassett Horn) and the Turin String Quartet in the Church of Trino Vercellese in Italy  3 March and Master Classes through 5 March 2007

5th Annual  UAB Clarinet Retreat - University of Alabama - 3 - 4 March 2007

Ted Lane, Soloist in Performance of the Artie Shaw Clarinet Concerto with the South Texas Symphony 1 March and the Mozart Clarinet Concerto K 622 with the Monterrey, Mexico Symphony 5 March 2007

New York Premiere of the Noel Zahler Concerto for Clarinet and Chamber Orchestra, Interactive Computer with Soloist Michael Norsworthy with the Columbia Sinfonietta under Jeffrey Milarsky performed at the Miller Theatre at Columbia University 10 March 2007

Premiere of John Melby's Concerto No. 2 for Clarinet and Computer at the SEAMUS 2007 National Conference at the University of Iowa performed by Esther Lamneck, an exponent performer of New Music and faculty at New York University, performed 10 March 2007

Anat Cohen Jazz Quartet performs virtuoso Concert at the Monmouth Library Concert series in New Jersey 18 March 2007

Leslie Craven, Solo Clarinetist in the Welsh National Opera Orchestra on tour convening Master Class at the Hong Kong Academy of the Performing Arts 22 March 2007

John Bruce Yeh, Associate Solo Clarinetist in Chicago Symphony, in Residence at  Columbus State University in Georgia in Master Classes and Performance and Recording with The Columbus Wind Symphony of New works held 19 - 24 March 2007

Charlene Zimmerman (Principal Clarinet in the Lyric Opera of Chicago) and master class participants in the Annual University of N. Illinois Cornucopia Directed by Dr Gregory Garrett held 24 March 2007

MidWest ClariFest,  Dr Diane Barger, Director,  held at the University of Nebraska 30 March 2007.


Ted Lane and Menotti

Ellington Ensemble in Washington

Ben Redwine premiering Mitsumoto Sonatina

Mitsumoto and Redwine after premiere

Ken Domer In Memoriam

Gennusa Clarinet Camerata

Anat Cohen in Jazz Concert in Binghamton NY

February 2007 Monthly Summary


Ted Lane, Solo Clarinetist in American Sinfonietta in Texas, and major American Composer Gian Carlo Menotti in 1976.  Menotti passed away 1 February 2007. Details and Tribute on  In Memoriam Page.

Washington Musica Viva  Performance at the Atlas Performing Arts Center featuring several Premieres and New Jazz arrangements of music of Duke Ellington with Ensemble members and Clarinetist Ben Redwine performed 11 February 2007

Kenneth Domer - Sergeant Major Retired  -  Jazz Clarinet Soloist and Woodwind Group Leader of The United States Army Band (Pershing's Own) - In Memoriam 14 February 2007

Gennusa Clarinet Camerata  (formerly the American Symphonic Clarinet Choir) performing concert at Riderwood Community in Silver Spring, Maryland 18 February 2007

Anat Cohen, Star Jazz Clarinetist performing with the DIVA Jazz Orchestra along with the Binghamton Philharmonic Pops held 24 February 2007 in Binghamton, New York


Karl Leister 50th Anniversary

Richard Nunemaker and Louisville Project Recording

Clarinetist Algirdas Budrys with RIGA Wind Orchestra in Latvia

Robert DiLutis, SrA Boehmer, and Patti DiLutis

USAF Band Clarinet Section and Artists Patti and Robert DiLutis

Peter in action with the Convention choir   Leslie gives a lecture

Craven Clarinet Convention

January  2007 Monthly Summary -

Karl Leister, Celebrated Solo Clarinetist in the Berlin Philharmonic, commemorating his 50th year Anniversary of the beginning of his Professional Career with his first position starting 1 January 1957.

Louisville Project Recording Premieres with Richard Nunemaker of the Houston Symphony Orchestra

MUSIC AT EPIPHANY Concert with the Professional Wind Orchestra RĪGA at the St. Jakob`s Cathedral in Riga, with Conductor Janis Purins  and Clarinet Soloist Algirdas Budrys  (Lithuania) performed January 6, 2007 in RIGA, Latvia

Buffet Clarinet Clinic with USAF Heritage of America Band - Langley Air Force Base, Virginia USA - 23 January 2007

Clarinet Convention - Leslie Craven, Director - held 27 January 2007 - United Kingdom





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