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Hans Rudolf Stalder - Renowned Swiss Clarinetist, former Solo Klarinettist in the Tonhalle Orchester in Zurich, active in New Music with Pierre Boulez, and proponent of Early Historical Clarinets - In Memoriam - 28 July 2017



Ernst Ottenamer, Renowned Solo Klarinettist in the Vienna Philharmoniker and founding member of the Clarinotts Klarinetten Trio with his sons Andreas and Daniel - In Memoriam - 22 July 2017


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Cleveland Orchestra announces appointment of Afendi Yusuf as new principal clarinet effective September 2017



Academy Students with Guest Artist Felix Peikli



Students with the US Marine Band Clarinet Quartet





George Mason University Summer Clarinet Academy - Co-Directors - Catina Sweedy and Kathy Mulcahy - Fairfax, Virginia - 31 July - 4 August 2017









Clarinet Sicily Festival - 28 - 30 July 2017 - Sicily, Italy



Mlan Rereicha as Soloist with Orlando Philharmonic



Julian Bliss performing Nielsen Clarinet Concerto Op 57 with Orlando Philharmonic








ClarinetFest (collaborating with the  International Clarinet Association - ICA)  - Dr Keith Koons, Director - Orlando, Florida - 26 July -  30 2017









Buffet Crampon Summer Clarinet Academy - University of North Florida - VIP's Magali Tricoche and Matt Vance, Directors - Jacksonville, Florida - 10 - 15 July 2017




Belgian Clarinet Academy - Ostend, Belgium - 4 - 11 July 2017




Prague Clarinet Days - Žirovnice and Telč, Czech Republic - 1 - 8 July 2017





University of North Texas ClarEssentials Workshops - Ivan Petruzziello, Acting Principal Clarinetist of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra; master classes, clinics, and recitals presented by renowned University of North Texas clarinet faculty members John Scott, Kimberly Cole Luevano, Deborah Fabian, and Daryl Coad - Denton, Texas - 28 June - 1 July 2017




Opening night concert - Bach Brandenburg Concerto No 3 ovation at the Cleveland Institute of Music andCo-Director and Senior VIP Franklin Cohen in Performance of Brahms Trio Op 114 and Faure Trio


6th ChamberFest Cleveland - VIP's Franklin and Diana Cohen, Directors - Cleveland, Ohio - 15 June - 1 July 2017




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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.


2017 Headline Galleries


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