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University of Delaware Clarinet Day -  Dr Christopher Nichols, Director - Newcastle, Delaware - 21 April 2018




VIP and Solo Klarinettist in the Radio Sinfonie Stuttgart (SWR) Sebastian Manz performs Weber's 2nd Clarinet Concerto Op 74 with the Berner Symphony Orchestra in Innsbruck, Austria - 18 April 2018




Chicago Symphony's VIP John Bruce Yeh Headlines new Album Release Of Clarinet Works of James M Stephenson - 13 April 2018





Live broadcast of the Max Bruch Double Concerto with Clarinetist VIP Anneleine Van Wauwe and violist Eivind Ringstad with the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales in Cardiff Bay (United Kingdom) at Hoddinnot Hall - 13 April 2018



American Chamber Ensemble Chamber Concert at Hofstra University - Hempstead, Long Island, New York 8 April 2018

Bernstein and Brahms – Celebrating 100 Years of Leonard Bernstein – Brahms Clarinet Trio and other works by Leonard Bernstein, with special guest, clarinetist Senior VIP Stanley Drucker. Pre-concert Q & A with Stanley Drucker: his years in the Philharmonic with Bernstein







VIP Charles Neidich performs with the Parker String Quartet at the Howland Music Circle with a rediscovered Clarinet Quintet by Russian composer Aleksandr Lokshin - Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet - 8 April 2018 Beacon, New York




Ashley Hsu wins first place at the Third Annual Sydney Forrest Clarinet Competition




VIP William Blayney (Seattle) conducts Clarinet Choir Reading session



 Buffet Representative, Director Robert Dilutis and Yao Guang  Zhai (Solo Clarinetist in the Baltimore Symphony)


3rd Sidney Forrest Clarinet Competition at University of Maryland (College Park) Clarinet Day - VIP John DiLutis, Director - 8 April 2018






Iowa Clarinet Day at Drake University with VIP Charles Neidich - Des Moines, Iowa - 7 April 2018






Buffet Clarinet Festival - University of Oregon - VIP Wonkak Kim, Director - Eugene, Oregon - 7 April 2018









VIP Shirley Brill gives Masterclasses at the Milan Conservatory - VIP Luigi Magistrelli, Host

Milan, Italy - 5 - 6 April 2018





Senior VIP Richard Stoltzman and Miki Stoltzman perform Duo Concert with Clarinet and Marimba at the National Gallery in Washington, DC - 1 April 2018




Victoria Luperi (2nd Clarinetist in the Pittsburgh Symphony) Master Class at the Buffet New York Showroom -  30 March 2018




Dr Robert Spring with Host Christia Hu


VIP Robert Spring, Professor at Arizona State University, gives Master Classes at the Chinese National Conservatory in Beijing - 30 March 2018


VIP Wenzel Maria Fuchs, the first clarinettist of the Berlin Philharmonic... came to keep a refresher course in the clarinet at Arad and a concert as soloist, with Arad (Romania) Philharmonic - 29 March 2018




VIP Gabor Varga, Solo Clarinetist in the Hungarian Radio Symphony in Budapest, Hungary, gives Master Classes in New York including the Buffet Showroom - 25 - 26 March 2018




Gran Canaria International Clarinet Festival - Radovan Cavallin, Director  - Canary Islands - 24 - 27 March 2018


Yao Guang Zhai, Solo Clarinetist in the Baltimore Symphony, performs Weber 2nd Clarinet Concerto Op 74 in Baltimore and Bethesda, Maryland - 23 - 25 March 2018




Major Clarinet Ensemble concert with VIP Luigi Magistrelli (Professor at the Milan Conservatory) and Antonio Saiote - performed at Cathedral near Lisbon, Portugal - 25 March 2018





Troy University (Alabama) Clarinet Day - VIP Timothy Phillips, Director - 24 March 2018



SGT Quintin Hedrick, member of the US Army TRADOC Band coaching a student, and a Clarinet Choir Rehearsal

Tennessee Tech University Clarinet Day - 24 March 2018




Atlanta Symphony clarinetist Laura Ardan named as Mabel Dorn Reeder Chair with a $1.5 million endowment established in 2011 A gift from the Mabel Dorn Reeder Foundation, the endowment is awarded for a period of five years to a member of the ASO who demonstrates excellence in musical artistry, leadership, collegiality and community engagement. Ardan will also receive a one-time stipend to be utilized for professional development


Robert Spano lead Principal Clarinet Laura Ardan and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in the world premiere of Atlanta School of Composers member Michael Gandolfi's "The Nature of Light." The new concerto, which was written for Ms. Ardan was premiered on Thursday, January 10, 2013, in Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Woodruff Arts Center.






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




VIP Alexander Fiterstein Recital at Buffet New York Showroom - 15 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 NationalService Award - Boston, Massachusetts - 4 March 2018




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



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