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VIP Mark Nuccio, Associate Solo Clarinetist in the New York Philharmonic, named as Solo Clarinetist in the Houston, Texas Symphony effective September 2015








Special Tribute seen on:


ChamberFest Cleveland - Senior VIP Franklin Cohen and VIP Diana Cohen, Directors

Cleveland, Ohio - 17 June - 1 July 2015


Master Classes given by VIP Gary Gray, and Burt Hara


California Clarinet Clinic - VIP's Julia Heinen, William Powell, Directors - Los Angeles - 21 - 27 June 2015




Claremont Clarinet Festival - VIP Margaret Thornhill, Director - Pomona College, California - 14 - 20 June 2015



Senior VIP Stanley Drucker performs Busoni Concertino with the Washington Square Festival Orchestra in New York City - 16 June 2015


Left to right:  Scott Holshouser, Richard Nunemaker, Ellen Sarre, Sabrii Anderson, Betsy Wackwitz and Hannah Schroeder.
Left to Right:  Sabrii Anderson, Hannah Schroeder, Richard Nunemaker, Ellen Sarre and Betsy Wackwitz

13th Annual The To Play is To Blow...To Blow is To Play...Clarinet/Saxophone Studio  Clarinet recital 14 June 2015 at the University of St. Thomas Music Department, Houston, Texas - Senior VIP Richard Nunemaker, Director




VIP Ricardo Morales and friends, and Pedagogues Paula Corley and VIP Larry Guy




Texas Colloquium Director VIP Mary Alice Druhan




VIP Andre Moisan, with friends and VIP Gregory Raden, and VIP Francois Kloc, winner, and VIP Matt Vance from Buffet Group USA








Texas Clarinet Colloquium - VIP Mary Alice Druhan, Director - Dallas, Texas - 11 - 13 June 2015






Workshop Faculty Loeff, VIP's Eric Mandat, Steve Cohen, and Director Howard Klug





Indiana University Clarinet Workshop, VIP Howard Klug, DirectorJacobs School of Music  - Bloomington, Indiana  5 - 9 June 2015









Clarinetopia Residency Seminar -  Michigan State University - VIP's Dr Michael Webster and Dr Guy Yehuda, Directors - East Lansing, Michigan - 3 - 7 June 2015


Richard Page - Renowned Soloist and Bass Clarinetist in the Pittsburgh Symphony - In Memoriam - 23 May 2015



Senior VIP Franklin Cohen Performs his last Orchestral appearance before Retirement after 39 Years as Principal Clarinetist since 1976 with The Cleveland Orchestra at Severence Hall - 16 May 2015, receiving multi Curtain Call Ovations.  He has been Soloist with the Orchestra over 200 times.


Dallas Tidwell, Renowned Teacher and Professor Emeritus at the University of Louisville School of Music - In Memoriam 15 May 2015



VIP Wenzel Fuchs, Solo Klarinettist in the Berliner Philharmoniker at II Curso de Clarinete and Co-Soloist in Performance of Krommer Double Clarinet Concerto Op 35 with the Universal Symphony Orchestra with Jose Maria Santandrreu Segorbe (Castelida) Spain - 15 - 16 May 2015



VIP Wenzel Fuchs, Solo Klarinettist in the Berliner Philharmoniker at II Curso de Clarinete and Co-Soloist in Performance of Krommer Double Clarinet Concerto with the Universal Symphony Orchestra with Jose Maria Santandrreu Segorbe (Castelida) Spain - 15 - 16 May 2015





Bixby Kennedy, winner of the 2015 Harold Wright Merit Award Competition and Kenta Akaogi, who received an Honorable Mention award -  May 10 2015, Sponsored by the Boston Woodwind Society in honor of Harold Wright, past Solo Clarinetist in the Boston Symphony




  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.


2015 Headline Galleries


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