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Jesús López Cobos - former Music Director of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Teatro Real in Madrid - In Memoriam - 2 March 2018


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







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








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







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

12 March 2018



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

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



Clarinetist David Shifrin, recipient of Chamber Music America CMA’s 2018 Richard J. Bogomolny National


 Service Award - Boston, Massachusetts - 4 March 2018




Clarinet Recital and Director VIP Denise Gainey







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





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


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

Franklin Cohen, clarinet
Roman Rabinovich, piano, guest artist

   Clarinet Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 120, No. 1
   Clarinet Sonata No. 2 in E-flat Major, Op. 120, No. 2

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 (WorldPremiere) - 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



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


Since its first awards in 2003, BBT has provided support to 103 individuals and ensembles from over 30countries.  We are proud to introduce the Borletti-Buitoni Trust winners 2018.

Belgian clarinettist and former BBC New Generation Artist, Annelien Van Wauwe, is renowned for her

 performances on both modern and period clarinets. From an early age, she has won numerous international

 competitions. Her joint first prize award at the 61st International ARD Music Competition in Munich, in 2012, was a decisive step towards international recognition




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




VIP and Solo Klarinettist in the Berliner Philharmoniker and Professor at the Mozarteum Salzburg, Wenzel Fuchs Soloist performing Copland Clarinet Concerto at the 2nd Boeykins Clarinet Festival


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




The Texas State Clarinet Fiesta Choir, under the direction of Artist MITCHELL ESTRIN. Featured soloists (front, L to R): VANGUEL TANGAROV (E-flat clarinet), DAVID GOULD (bass clarinet), ANDRE MOISAN (basset horn) and PHILIPPE CUPER (B-flat clarinet), and Clarinet Choir Conductor MITCHELL ESTRIN, Ekaterina Tangarova, BCUSA Woodwind Product Specialist Matt Vance, Austin Symphony Orchestra Principal Clarinet Stephen Girko, Tradition clarinet winner Jordan Chenault, ANDRE MOISAN, DAVID GOULD, PHILIPPE CUPER and VANGUEL TANGAROV

Texas Clarinet Fiesta at Texas State University at San Antonio - 10 - 11 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!  Nord-Music Association organized this event and its ensemble for the quality concert with the talented soloist Raphaël Severe and Laetitia Bouvet for the conducting of the student orchestras - 11 February 2018




VII ClariPeru - Workshop for Young Players Antonio Mazzini, Director - -Lima, Peru - 5 - 10 February 2018



  The latest 2 months events of interest are posted above to Headline

 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.


2018 Headline Galleries


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