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Website Directory   -   Headline Galleries Archives -  In Memoriam Pages and Archives  -  WKA Officer VIP Directory

 

Hot News Pages  -  Organized by Year with Each Month of that Year Listed on the Yearly Page

 

WKA Newsletter Pages - Organized by Year with each Month Listed

 

International Music Festivals and Orchestral Programs 2018

 

 

Clarinet and Chamber Music, Concerto, Jazz, New Music, Clarinet Ensemble Recordings

 

FREQUENTLY CHECK THE PRIORITY CLARINET AND MUSIC EVENTS FOR UPCOMING MASTER CLASSES AND FESTIVALS!

 

Check the Monthly WKA Newsletters - March 2020

 

Check the current Hot News Page - March 2020

 

 

 

 

 

Click on above banners for important Orchestra information including the Berliner Philharmoniker Digital Concert Hall

 

Berliner Philharmoniker 2019 - 2020 Season Announcement with Kirill Petrenko

 

Check Photo Galleries and Thumbnail photos that can be enlarged by clicking over them

 

 

 

Krzysztof Penderecki - Internationally Renowned Composer, Conductor and Iconic Musical Figure of the last and Present Century - In Memoriam - 29 March 2020

 

 

Charles Wuorinen - Major American Composer and proactive authority in New Music Founder of the New Group for Contemporary Music in New York  - In Memoriam - 11 March 2020

 

 

William O Smith - Renowned Clarinetist and Jazz Performer and Composer of some of the most important Contemporary Music for the Clarinet - In Memoriam - 4 March 2020

 

 

James DePriest - Acclaimed American Conductor - In Memoriam - 28 February 2020

 

 

Hans Deinzer - Celebrated German Klarinette Pedagogue and teacher at the Musikhochule in Hannover and mentor of many of the Great German and European players - In Memoriam - 26 February 2020

                                                           

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WA Concert Series with the New York Woodwind Quintet at the Tenri Cultural Center - Senior VIP Charles Neidich, Director - New York City

 

   

 

 

VIP and President and CEO of Buffet-Crampon USA Francois Kloc awarded the “Chevalier dans l’ordre National du Merite” which is the second highest recognition one can receive from the President de la Republique Francaise - Jacksonville, Florida - 7 March 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
William Hudgins (Solo Clarinetist in the Boston Symphony) and Catherine Hudgins perform Boston Premiere of Daniel Crozier's Concerto for 2 Clarinets - Boston, Massachussetts
 - 1 March 2020

 

 

 

 

 

VIP and International Soloist - Professor at the Peabody Conservatory (Baltimore, Maryland) Alexander Fiterstein Soloist and Conductor of the Mozart Clarinet Concerto and the Artie Shaw Concerto with the Belgorod State Orchestra at the Music Festival and Master Classes - Belgorod, Russia - 26 February - 1 March 2020

 

 

 

 

 

VIP and Acclaimed Soloist Shirley Brill performs with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra - 1 March 2020

 

 

VIP and Solo Clarinetist in the Philadelphia Orchestra Ricardo Morales performs Mozart Clarinet Concerto with the Independence Sinfonia - 1 March 2020

 

 

 

 

Brandon University 10th Anniversary Clarinet Festival - Brandon, Manitoba, Canada - 29 February - 1 March 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guido Six Clarinet Days - Ostend, Belgium - 28 February - 1 March 2020

 

   

 

Texas A & M Clarinet Colloquium - VIP Alice Mary Druhan, Director - Commerce, Texas - 29 February 2020

 

 

 

Utah Clarinet Festival at Utah Valley University with VIP Richie Hawley (Professor at Rice University) - Utah Valley, Utah - 29 February 2020

 

     

 

Anna Paulova performs Mozart Clarinet Concerto K622 with the Komorni Philharmonie - Pardubice, Poland - 26 February 2020

 

       

 

Paul André Meyer Master Class - 26 February 2020, at the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris-Alfred Cortot - Paris, France

 

     

 

VIP Sebastian Manz - Solo Klarinettist in the Stuttgart Radio Symphony and Renowned Soloist awarded the 2020 Lincoln Center Award for Emerging Artists - Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center - New York City - 26 February 2020

 

 

 

24 - 25 February 2020 - with more classes in next few months as posted - VIP Wenzel Fuchs Master Classes - Valencia, Spain

 

 

         

 

Entire Gala Concert

 

Chamber Performance from this Gala Concert

 

Concert with the leading Moscow clarinetists "Clarinet Gala" held, dedicated to the 330th anniversary of the clarinet's invention, in the Chamber Hall of the Moscow Conservatory - 24 February 2020

 

     

 

VIP David Gould performs World Premiere of Salvador Brotons Bass Clarinet Concerto with the Vancouver Symphony (Washington) - 22 - 23 February 2020

 

 

Millikin University Clarinet Day with VIP Stephanie Zelnick - Decatur, Illinois - 22 February 2020

 

 

 

J Lawrie Bloom explains the New Bass Clarinet Concerto

 

Senior VIP and Bass Clarinetist and Soloist J Lawrie Bloom performs World Premiere of Ophelia’s Tears, Concertante Elegy, a new work by Nicolas Bacri, commissioned by Chicago Symphony's Music Director for Bloom  Riccardo Muti - 20 February 2020 - Chicago, Illinois

 

       

 

Penn State Faculty Wind Quintet performs at the Buffet-Crampon New York Showroom - VIP Tony Costa, Clarinetist  New York City - 19 February 2020

 

   

 

VIP Gabor Varga Soloist Performing Mozart Clarinet Concerto with Great Hall of the Liszt Academy, with the Hungarian Radio Symphony, under the baton of Carlo Montanaro - Budapest, Hungary - 14 February 2020

 

         

 

Congratulations to Amy Gravell, the winner of the new Buffet Crampon clarinet and Master Class with VIP Stephen Girko (Austin Symphony) and VIP and ICA President Mitchell Estrin

5th anniversary edition of Texas State Clarinet Fiesta - Vanguel Tangarov, Director,, with guest artists, clinicians, and colleagues: Mitchell Estrin, Dmitry Perevertailenko, Stephen Girko, Michael Tran (Vandoren), and Wolfgang Lohff (LP Winds USA) - 15 - 16 February 2020 - San Marcos, Texas

 

   

 

VIP and Solo Klarinetist in the Berliner Philharmoniker Andreas Ottensamer with Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic (Turkey) - performing Weber Concerto no 1  Op 73 with their chief conductor Sascha Goetze

 

          

 

Tempest Fantasy is a 2003 chamber music composition in five movements for cello, clarinet, violin, and piano by the American composer Paul Moravec. The piece is dedicated to clarinetist David Krakauer and the piano trio Trio Solisti, who premiered the work May 2, 2003 at Morgan Library & Museum in New York City.

 

VIP Wonkak Kim Performs with Mirus Trio at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall - New York City - 10 February 2020

 

 

Walter Boeykens Clarinet Days - with VIP Anneliene Van Wauwe as Soloist with the Orkest Van Het Oosten -         Enschede, The Netherlands - 8 February 2020

 

 

 

VIP Ludmilla Peterkova (Czech Republic)  Master Class and Recital at Troy University - VIP Timothy Phillips, Host

 Troy, Alabama - 6 February 2020

 

     

 

Faculty and VIPs Eric Mandat, Guy Yehuda and Minghze Wang in Trio and Mandat Recital

 

Michigan State University Clarinet Extravaganza - VIP Guy Yehuda, Director - East Lansing, Michigan - 2 February 2020

 

 

 Soloist with the Fort Collins Symphony - 1 February 2020

 

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  The latest  month 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.

 

2020 Headline Galleries

 

                 Welcome to the World Clarinet Alliance Official Site.     As you have noticed by the many Resource and News Pages, this has become a vital primary source of information for all levels of players and interests, and is intended to expand horizons and make possible vital advancements for all players, students and professionals alike, and give a truly International perspective on the Community of Clarinet Performance and Education. 

               WKA is interactive with many Music Organizations, Military Band Organizations, Industry, Festivals worldwide, International Competitions, Master Classes, and the Academic sector. 

 

               As the membership is Free for everyone to join, this opens the Open-source communication opportunities to connect with other like-minded players and friends.   Because of Internet speed of current communication, anyone, from remote areas or across the overseas areas, can be actively involved in the Clarinet Community worldwide.   No Magazine is published as everything is downloadable, and one can print targeted information and create their own 'Magazine', free from Advertising, but substance information that can be used.  It is highly important for all teachers and Clarinet organizations to make WKA known to their students and members. The purpose of WKA is to serve the entire Music and Clarinet Community.

 

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