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Welcome to the Clarinet Choir News Page.  Given the popularity of this ensemble medium and the many ensembles operating throughout the world, this page provides for a special emphasis to learn about events and Festivals.  All such organizations are invited to submit important event information and Festivals to spread the interest and encourage more performance and composition.

Clarinet Choir News 2013










12 - 13 October 2013

9th Vandoren Clarinet Ensemble Festival at University of Illinois at Champaign - Urbana -  VIP's Mitchell Estrin and David Gould, Dr David Harris,  with Harvey Hermann, Directors

 Champaign, Illinois USA

               The Vandoren and Buffet Clarinet Ensemble Festival, held in many cities throughout the past 9 years, and the patriotic work of VIP and Performing Organization Chairman of WKA Mitchell Estrin, Professor at the University of Florida and Creative & Education Manager with the Buffet Group USA and a Vandoren Artist, and VIP Michael Skinner, President of DANSR, the US importer of Vandoren products, VIP  J David Harris, Clarinet Professor and Host from this University, VIP David Gould, Artist Manager for Vandoren USA, and Dr Caroline Hartig, who effectively hosted this great Festival along with her great Ohio State Clarinet Studio. Senior VIP and Clarinet Choir Director and Pioneer of the Clarinet Choir movement over the last 40+ years Harvey Hermann, conducted the Finale with the Mass Clarinet Choir, with Orchestral transcriptions which brought out the great homogenous sound of this ensemble format. Several visiting ensembles from all over the country gave performances both days as noted in the galleries above. 


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