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Laura Flax, Renowned Soloist and Solo Clarinetist in the New York City Opera Orchestra, and Faculty at the Juilliard School and Bard College - In Memoriam - 12 March 2017


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Florent Heau - Renowned Soloist and Professor at the Paris Conservatory in Recital and Master Class at the Buffet-Crampon New York Showroom - 23 March 2017






Composers Jacob Bancks, Jonathan Leshnoff, Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig, and Ricardo Morales and the Clarinet Section with Ricardo Morales

VIP Ricardo Morales Soloist with the 'Presidents Own' The United States Marine Band performing Jonathan Leshnoff's Clarinet Concerto - Northern Virginia Community College - Alexandria, Virginia - 19 March 2017






Senior VIP Franklin Cohen performs Oscar Navarro's 2nd Clarinet Concerto with the Charlotte, Florida Symphony

19 March 2017








Peking / Beijing Recital / Master Classes at the Beijing Central Conservatory with VIP Philippe Cuper - Solo Clarinetist in the Paris Opera, Professor at the Versailles Conservatory, France -  14,15,16 March 2017








VIP Sabine Grofmeier, Soloist performing Mozart Clarinet Concerto with the Neue Philharmonie Hamburg, Germany - 12 March 2017



Alexander Fitelstein with the St Paul Orchestra Clarinet Section



Alexander Fiterstein, Renowned Soloist and newly appointed Professor at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, Maryland, Soloist performing Argento's Capriccio for Clarinet and Orchestra "Rossini in Paris" with the Saint Paul (Minnesota) Civic Symphony - 12 March 2017





Senior VIP Franklin Cohen performs Oscar Navarro's 2nd Clarinet Concerto with the Paducah, Kentucky Symphony - 11 March 2017









Backun International Clarinet Competition - Vanderbilt University - Nashville, Tennessee -  9 - 11 March 2017







Julian Herve, Soloist with the Rotterdam Philharmonic in Performance of Mozart Clarinet Concerto K622 

9 March 2017






Southern Mississippi University (Hattiesburg) Clarinet Day - 4 March 2017










Clarinets on Stage Festival - VIP Eddy Vanoosthuyse, Director - Ypres, Belgium - 1 - 4 March 2017





Senior VIP David Shifrin, Renowned Soloist and former Director of Chamber Music Northwest, and Professor at Yale University, Soloist performing Weber's Clarinet Concertino and Rossini's Introduction, Theme & Variations with the Vancouver (Washington) Symphony - 26 February 2017







VIP Stephanie Zelnick Soloist performing Gerald Finzi Five Bagatelles for Clarinet with the Longmont Symphony - Longmont, Colorado - 25 February 2017




VIP Eddy Vanoosthuyse Master Class



International Forum for Music Pedagogy with VIP Eddy Vanoosthuyse - Funchal, Portugal - 23 February - 2 March 2017




BEYOND THE CLARINET, at the State University of New York at Stony Brook with VIP Charles Neidich -  VIP Alan R Kay, Host - 22 February 2017



Director Kathy Mulcahy with Radovan Cavallin at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, and University of Maryland Clarinet Studio with Radovan Cavallin and VIP Robert DiLutis as part of this USA Master Class Tour


Radovan Cavallin USA Master Class/Recital Tour  -  11 - 24 February 2017


Principal Clarinet, Orquesta Filarmonica de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas
Professor of Clarinet, Academia de Orquestra Filharmonica de Gran Canaria
Artistic Director, Agaete Clarinet Festival
Artistic Director, VIMM Clarinet Festival in Virovitica, Croatia


February 11 - 14: CSU, Northridge (Northridge, CA)

February 15 - 17: Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)

February 18: Betty Blay Clarinet Studio (Fairfax, VA)

February 19 - 20: George Mason University (Fairfax, VA)

February 22 - 23: Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO)

February 24: University of Maryland, (College Park, MD)




VIP Alcides Rodriguez (Bass Clarinetist in the Atlanta Symphony) Master Class at Columbus State University - Dr Lisa Oberlander, Host - Columbus, Georgia - 20 February 2017




Ohio State University Clarinet Studio with VIP Caroline Hartig, Bowling Green State University with VIP Kevin Schempf, University of Akron Clarinet Studio with VIP Kristina Jones, and Ohio University Clarinet Studio with VIP Rebecca Rischin


VIP Jonathan Cohler Master Class Tour at Four Universities in Ohio above pictured with VIP Professors presiding - February 2017




VIP Peter Wright Solo Clarinetist Emeritus in the Jacksonville (Florida Symphony) and Director Stacey McColley and

VIP Bruce Markin (Buffet Clarinet Tech and Tester of all imported instruments) and Publication Posters of Peter Wright and Stacey McColley


Florida Southern College Clarinet Day - Stacey McColley, Director - 12 February 2017 - Lakeland, Florida




VIP's Matt Vance from Buffet Crampon US, Mitchell Estrin, Andre Moisan, and Vanguel Tangarov


Texas State University Clarinet Fiesta - San Marcos, Texas - 11 - 12 February 2017




VIP's Stephanie Zelnick and Director Diane Barger and Ms Zelnick performing


University of Nebraska MidWest ClariFest - VIP Diane Barger, Director, with VIP Stephanie Zelnick - Lincoln, Nebraska - 11 February 2017




Brahms Serenade No 1, Op 11 and  Mozart Clarinet Quintet K581 with Historical Basset A Clarinet


Vinetertoner Kammermusik Festival - with VIP Charles Neidich, guest artist - Struer, Denmark - 2 - 7 February 2017


The Frost Wind Ensemble clarinet section with Ricardo Morales - Clarinetist and Dr Donaghue after the Jonathan Leshnoff clarinet concerto, "Nekudim" - what an amazing experience! with Lee Seidner, Raul Jimenez, Alex Morales, Margaret Donaghue Flavin, Ricardo Morales, Jesse Gilday, Leslie Miller, Tomas Ramos, Kevin Gregory, Dominick Metr, Patrick J Prentice and Ben Webster at Maurice Gusman Concert Hall.


Master Classes and Performance of Leshnoff Clarinet Concerto with VIP Ricardo Morales with the Frost Wind Ensemble at The University of Miami - Miami, Florida - 4 - 6 February 2017




VIP Richard Stolzman Soloist with the Alabama Symphony Performing Elie Siegmeister's  Clarinet Concerto and Participant Clarinet Choir rehearsal with Director Denise Gainey 


University of Alabama (UAB) 15th Clarinet Symposium with VIP's Richard Stoltzman and Daniel Gilbert - Dr Denise Gainey, Director - Birmingham, Alabama - 4 - 5 February 2017



VIP Anthony McGill, Solo Clarinetist in the New York Philharmonic, featured on the Orchestra's February Cover of their Musicians - 3 February 2017




  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.


2017 Headline Galleries


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