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For all former Russianoff Students, mark your date for 14 February 16 as seen below:


Memorial Celebration for Leon Russianoff - 26 years after his passing away in 1990 - Manhattan School of Music - VIP Charles Neidich and Mike Getzin, Directors






Texas State University Clarinet Fiesta - Vanguel Tangarov, Director, with World Class Faculty including VIP's Philippe Cuper (Paris), Boris Allakherdyan (Metropolitan Opera), Andre Moisan (Montreal), Steve Girko (Austin Symphony), and David Gould (New York) - San Marcos, Texas - 6 - 7 February 2016





Master Class with Senior VIP Franklin Cohen with the clarinet class at the San Francisco Conservatory - 5 February 2016



Master Class with Senior VIP Franklin Cohen with the clarinet class at the University of Akron, Ohio with the energetic and talented students of VIP Kristina Belisle Jones - 2 February 2016



VIP and Solo Klarinettist in the Berliner Philharmoniker  Wenzel Fuchs performing Brahms Klarinettenquintett Op 115





Great and inspiring master class yesterday with Wenzel Fuchs and Fabio Parada Rodríguez after three days of Audition Training! Thank you very much to these people who made it possible!




Walter Boeykins Clarinet Festival - Enscede, Belgium - 28 - 31 January 2016



 Andris Nelsons, Conductor, and Composer Ivan Erod


The Clarinotts - Trio including VIP Andreas Ottensamer, (Solo Klarinettist in the Berliner Philharmoniker), Ernst Ottensamer, (Solo Klarinettist in the Vienna Philharmoniker), and Daniel Ottensamer, perform at the Vienna Philharmoniker's  New Years Day Concert, announce a new CD release 8 January,  and Perform a World Premiere of Ivan Erod's Triple Klarinetten Konzert, written for The Clarinotts, with the Vienna Philharmoniker under Andris Nelsons - 10 January 2016



World premiere of Houston Composer Daniel Adams "Vertices".
L/R: Richard Nunemaker, Reynaldo Ochoa, Daniel Adams

To Blow is to Play Recital, Senior VIP Richard Nunemaker, Director, with World Premiere - University of St Thomas, Houston, Texas - 10 January 2016



Klarinetten Ensemble conducted by VIP Jozsef Balogh


Norddeutche Klarinettentage  - Bremen, Germany - 2 - 5 January 2016



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 them. All previous events are posted in the Headline Galleries so everyone can see and be informed. Click below to check these important archives with photo galleries that have appeared on this page.


2016 Headline Galleries


                 Welcome to the World Clarinet Alliance Official Site.     As you have noticed by the many Resource and News Pages, this has become a vital primary source of information for all levels of players and interests, and is intended to expand horizons and make possible vital advancements for all players, students and professionals alike, and give a truly International perspective on the Community of Clarinet Performance and Education. 

               WKA is interactive with many Music Organizations, Military Band Organizations, Industry, Festivals worldwide, International Competitions, Master Classes, and the Academic sector. 

               As the membership is Free for everyone to join, this opens the Open-source communication opportunities to connect with other like-minded players and friends.   Because of Internet speed of current communication, anyone, from remote areas or across the overseas areas, can be actively involved in the Clarinet Community worldwide.   No Magazine is published as everything is downloadable, and one can print targeted information and create their own 'Magazine', free from Advertising, but substance information that can be used.  It is highly important for all teachers and Clarinet organizations to make WKA known to their students and members. The purpose of WKA is to serve the entire Music and Clarinet Community.

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