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Berliner Philharmoniker 2019 - 2020 Season Announcement with Kirill Petrenko

 

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Roeland Hendrikx Master Class at the Juilliard Shool - Senior VIP Charles Neidich, Host - New York City 15 October 2019

 

 

 

   

 

 

New York Philharmonic Master Classes on Tour at Oklahoma State University with VIP and Solo Clarinetist Anthony McGill - 11 October 2019

 

 

Soloist Roeland Hendrikx performs Weber's 1st Clarinet Concerto Op 73 with Orchestra

 

 

 

 

 

Clarinet 2 Pasio International Festival - Pasio, Colombia - 7 - 10 October 2019

 

 

 

 

Quartet bow, Duo for 2 Bass Clarinets with Richard Nunemaker and Professor Andrew Seigel

 

 

 

Elizabeth Hanlon and I-Fei Chen performing William O Smith and the Quartet

 

 

Inaugural Performance of the Fredonia Clarinet Quartet at SUNY Fredonia featuring Clarinet Faculty and Alumni Senior VIP Richard Nunemaker - Fredonia, New York - 8 October 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yu-Ting Cheng (Student of VIP Alan Kay) and Maestro Michael Morgan

 

 

Yu-Ting Cheng (Student of VIP Alan Kay) and Maestro Michael Morgan and the SUNY Stony Brook University Symphony Orchestra perform John Corigliano Clarinet Concerto as part of her DMA Recital - 5 October 2019

 

 

 

Thailand Clarinet Academy Faculty

 

  

 

 

 

Thailand International Clarinet Academy - VIP Radovan Cavallin and Kristen Dizon, Directors - Bangkok, Thailand - 1 - 5 October 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Verdehr Trio: pianist Sylvia Roederer, violinist Walter Verdehr, clarinetist Elsa Ludewig-Verdehr

 

Masters of a Medium: Eastman Honors the Verdehr Trio

 

The members of an important American chamber ensemble will be recognized by the Eastman School of Music, and for several of the members it will truly be a homecoming.  The Trio was formed by Senior VIP Elsa Ludewig-Verdehr and Walter and Sylvia Roederer

On Saturday, October 5, during Eastman’s alumni weekend, the members of the Verdehr Trio will be special guests at a Morning Chamber Music concert, where they’ll be presented by Dean Jamal Rossi with the school’s Luminary Award, given to “individuals who have given extraordinary service to music and the arts at the national and local levels.”

The description certainly fits the members of the Verdehr Trio, who have created a vast repertoire of 20th and 21st century works for its chosen medium: a trio of violin, clarinet, and piano (with variations).

 

     

 

VIP Sabine Grofmeier performs Mozart Clarinet Concerto K622 with the Neue Philharmonie Hamburg, Germany - 28 September 2019

 

                                                                                                                        

 

   Janecek International Clarinet Competition in Brno, Czech Republic - 24 - 29 September 2019

 

 

     

 

III Monterrey Clarinet Festival - Monterrey, Mexico - 22 - 26 September 2019

 

   

Group photo of participants with Faculty of the Moscow Conservatory including Professor VIP Evigny Petrov and Marco Antonio Mazzini

 

Marco Antonio Mazzini (Lima, Peru) Concerts and Master Classes in Russia - Moscow, Russia - 14 - 25 September 2019

 

 

 

Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra Concert, Melisse Brunet, Conductor with Competition winner Shihao Hugh Zhu, clarinet, student of Senior VIP Franklin Cohen - student artist  performing Copland Clarinet Concerto - Cleveland, Ohio - 20 September 2019

 

     

 

BlueWater Chamber Orchestra and Amitai Vardi - Acclaimed Orchestral Principal in many past Orchestras and Professor at Kent State University - performs Solo work The Klezmer's Wedding by Canadian Composer Srul Irving Glick - Cleveland, Ohio - 15 September 2019

  

 

       

 

VIP Sabine Grofmeier Hamburger Serenade Chamber Concert - Hamburg, Germany - 15 September 2019

 

 

             

 

Steel City Clarinet Day - Dr. Amanda Morrison, Director -  Indiana, Pennsylvania - 8 September 2019

 

 

The Juilliard School has named clarinetist Anthony McGill on 12 September 2019 as artistic director of the school’s Music Advancement Program (MAP). McGill, who is principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic, has been the artistic advisor to the MAP program since 2017, and a Juilliard college division faculty member since 2011. In this new expanded role, McGill will work closely with Weston Sprott, who began as dean of Juilliard’s preparatory division in May 2019.

 

 

   

Congratulations to the prizewinners of the 68th ARD International Music Competition in the category - clarinet


1st prize: Joë Christophe
🇫🇷- Prize for the comissioned piece: Joë Christophe 🇫🇷


2nd prize: Han Kim
🇰🇷 and Carlos Brito Ferreira 🇵🇹


Audience Award: Han Kim
🇰🇷

ARD International Clarinet Competition at the Bavarian Rundfunk - Munich, Germany - 2 - 11   September 2019

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