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International Music Festivals and Orchestral Programs 2018



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




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Centennial Festivities and Proclamation from New York City Mayor DiBasio declaring this day as Manhattan School of Music Day in New York



Manhattan School of Music Celebrates its 100 Year Anniversary at Carnegie Hall with Gala Concert - New York City - 17 April 2019





Gran Canaria International Clarinet Festival - VIP Radovan Cavallin, and Kristin Dizon, Directors - with VIP Ricardo Morales - Canary Islands, Spain - 14 - 18 April 2019




Music from the Heart from the Musicians of the Chicago Symphony (On Strike for over 6 weeks)

Chicago, Illinois - 15 April 2019

Video of concert and explanation of the Strike action by VIP John Bruce Yeh


VIPs  Laura Grantier (US Navy Band) and Julia Heinen (California State University Northridge) Master Classes



University of Maryland Clarinet Day and Sidney Forrest Clarinet Competition - VIP Robert DiLutis, Director

College Park, Maryland - 14 April 2019







University of Oregon Clarinet Symposium and Competition - VIP Wonkak Kim, Director - Portland, Oregon - 12 - 13 April 2019








VIPs Luigi and Laura Magistrelli and Friends perform Chamber Concert in a private club of Milan (Italy) founded in 1783, called Societa' del Giardino ( Garden Society) played in the Golden hall performing Mozart and Opera - 11 April 2019


Long Island University (LIU) Clarinet Fest - Levoni Cohen, Director - Brookville, New York - 6 April 2019





Southeastern Louisiana Single Reed Day - Dr Victor Dreshler, Director, with Senior VIP Steve Cohen (Northwestern University) - 6 April 2019



VIP Simon Reitmaier Master Class - Kulmbach, Germany - 6 April 2019



Renowned Clarinetist and Clarinet Maker from Argentina Luis Rossi appointed to the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University at Bloomington - 5 April 2019




VIP and Solo Clarinetist Stephen Williamson performs Mozart Clarinet Concerto with Striking Musicians of the Chicago Symphony at the Teachers Union at the Benito Juarez Academy - 1 April 2019


Video of the Concert with Steve Williamson playing the Mozart Concerto performed 26 March




Blaz Sparovec ,1st prize and has been awarded the Junior Jury Prize and the Odense Symphony Prize
Aron Chiesa ,2nd prize
Víctor Díaz ,3rd prize
Ann Lepage has been awarded the Prize for Best Interpretation of the new composition by Tobias Broström



Prize Ceremony announcing the Prizewinners



Nielsen Competition Clarinet Jury



Carl Nielsen International Clarinet Competition  - Odense, Denmark - 21 - 31 March 2019





Troy University Clarinet Day - VIP Timothy Phillips, Director - Troy, Alabama - 30 March 2019






Senior VIP Karl Leister, Solo Klarinette Emeritus in the Berliner Philharmoniker  performs Chamber Concert with Flute and Piano with VIP Luigi Magistrelli - Bergamo, Italy - 30 March 2019







Truman University Clarinet Master Class Day with VIP Jorge Montilla - Dr Jesse Krebs, Host - Kirkville, Missouri -


29 March 2019






VIP Wonkak Kim gives Master Classes covering New Music and Performance Techniques at Yale University, Senior VIP David Shifrin, Host, and at Princeton University - New Haven, Connecticut and Princeton, New Jersey 

26 and 28 March 2019






VIP Wonkak Kim Master Class at the Buffet-Crampon New York Showroom - 25 March 2019






Cleveland Institute Faculty Chamber Recital with Senior VIP Franklin Cohen and Colleagues - Cleveland, Ohio -

24 March 2019


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2019 Headline Galleries


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