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Headline Galleries 2006

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Archived below are past WKA Headline Galleries from 2000-2005 showing monthly highpoint events in the Clarinet Community.  Each month such events are posted on the current year Headline Page with summaries posted on the Hot News by year Page.

The US Army Band at MidWest Clinic

Himie Voxman, Caroline Hartig, Fred Schmitt, and Donald McGinnis at Clarinet Seminar

Claribel Clarinet Choir in Seminar/Concert

Claribel Director Guido Six speaking at Seminar

Guy Deplus - Faculty at Clarinet Days Israel

Alexander Feitelstein - Clarinet days

MidWest Conference Hilton Chistmas Tree in Lobby

Clarinet Antiqua

December  2005 Monthly Summary -

MidWest International Band & Orchestra Conference - Chicago - 13-17 December

Clarinet Days - Jerusalem Music Center - Israel  - 26-28 December

Louisiana Philharmonic Clarinet Section

November 2005 Monthly Summary -

Louisiana Philharmonic Katrina Recovery Update

Clarinet Spectacular Particpants and Faculty

Verdehr Trio and Caroline Hartig

Caroline Hartig and Eddie Daniels

Juilliard School at Lincoln Center

Harvey Hermann rehearsing Mass Clarinet Choir in Atlanta

Mitchell Estrin and Harvey Hermann

Mr Kloc, Mr Skinner, Mitchell Estrin, Meastro Hermann, and Luan Mueller

Robert DiLutis and Festival Director Dr Barry McGinnis

Josef Horak and wife

Henri Bok, Festival Director

WBC Bass Clarinet Choir

Josef Horak- In Memoriam 23 November 2005

October 2005 Monthly Summary -

Michigan State University Clarinet Spectacular - Jazz Meets Classic   6-7 October

Buffet-Vandoren Anniversary Clarinet Choir Festival - Atlanta Georgia USA - 15-16 October

Newberry College Clarinet Festival with Robert DiLutis - South Carolina USA  - 17-18 October

World Bass Clarinet Convention - Rotterdam, Holland  - 20-23 October

Mitch Estrin named as Educational and Creative Manager for Buffet-Crampon USA

Buddy DeFranco named by National Endowment Jazz Masters Fellowship recipient

Charles Neidich, David Krakauer and Georgia Schmiitt at Mannes Clarinet Day

Woody Allen and Katrina NY Benefit at Town Hall

He War Syrian Group at Kennedy Center

Alumni Wind Ensemble

Kenneth Grant and Marcy Bacon

Mike Getzin and Dr Holcomb, Director of Bands

September 2005 Monthly Summary - 

Mitchell Estrin named by Buffet-Crampon USA Educational & Creative Manager

Buddy DeFranco awarded National Endowment Jazz Masters 2006 Fellowship

Mannes College of Music Clarinet Day held 18 September

State University at Fredonia (New York) Homecoming Weekend and Grant Clarinet Master Class

Woody Allen's New Orleans Jazz Band Katrina Benefit at Town Hall in New York

He Wars Syrian Group at Kennedy Center in Washington DC

Patti DiLutis, Clarinet Week Co-Director with Francois Kloc from Buffet-Crampon USA

Faculty and Guests of the Buffet Clarinet Masters Week

Clarinet Choir from the week

Giora Feidman

Clarinet & Klezmer Festival Finale

August 2005 Monthly Summary - 

Buffet-Crampon 2nd Annual Clarinet Music Masters Week - Rochester NY

Giora Feidman performs for Pope Benedict XVI in Koln Germany 20 August 2005

Clarinet & Klezmer in the Galilee Festival with Giora Feidman

Stanley Drucker and Mike Getzin after NY Philharmonic concert

Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center

The US Army Band (Pershing's Own) 3rd Alumni Weekend

ClarinetFest held in Tama, Tokyo Japan

Clarinet Summer School- Liverpool, England

July 2005 Monthly Summary - 

Stanley Drucker performance with New York Philharmonic of Leonard Bernstein's Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs 2-3 July 2005

The US Army Band (Pershing's Own) 3rd Alumni Weekend held 14-16 July in Washington DC

ClarinetFest held in Tama, Tokyo, Japan  18-24 July 2005

Clarinet Summer School held 22-29 July in Liverpool, England


June 2005 Monthly Summary - 

Nielsen International Clarinet Competition - Odensk, Holland

Walter Reed Medical Center and Operation on WKA CEO Mike Getzin

Oklahoma 30th Anniversary Clarinet Symposium - Norman Oklahoma

USAF Band of Liberty Clarinet Clinic

Georgetown Chamber Music Festival and Jon Manasse

Wolfgang Weth and Wurlitzer Period C Klarinette

May 2005 Monthly Summary -

USAF Band of Liberty Clarinet Clinic  - 2 May 2005

Georgetown Trinity Chamber Music Festival  - 8 May 2005

Wolfgang Weth and new Wurlitzer Period Klarinette

Mensi International Clarinete Competition in Milan Italy

Clarinet Quintet at Selmer Day at Steinway Hall in New York

Clarinet Day faculty Performers

Mark Nuccio in Master Class at NJ Clarinet Symposium

Ohio University Gala Faculty

Dr Rebecca Rischen and Eli Eban from Indiana University

Connie Rhoades, Karen Dannessa and Caroline Hartig

Caroline Hartig in Rehearsal at EKU Clarinet Festival

Manhattan School of Music

Meloni Master Class and faculty

Klezmer Madness and David Krakauer in New York

April 2005 Monthly Summary -

Selmer Clarinet Day at Steinway Hall in New York

New Jersey Clarinet Symposium with Mark Nuccio from New York Philharmonic

Ohio University Gala 2005

Stanley Drucker Vienna Conservatory Residency and Master Classes  hosted by Roger Salander

Eastern Kentucky Clarinet Festival 2005

Fabrizio Meloni Orchestral Clarinet Master Class at Manhattan School of Music

Mike Getzin and Stanley Drucker after Bartok concert at NY Philharmonic

Karl Leister Brahms Quintet at Univ of Florida

Mitchell Estrin and Leister rehearsal

Estrin, Leister, Mike Getzin

American Chamber Ensemble Clarinet Nonet at Weill Recital Hall in New York

March 2005 Monthy Summary -

New York Philharmonic Chamber/ Orchestra concert with Stanley Drucker performing Bartok Contrasts 4 March 2005

Karl Leister Master Class Tour at University of Florida and 6 US Universities

40th Anniversary concert of American Chamber Ensemble at Weill Recital Hall in New York 12 March 2005

National Endowment Jazz Masters Logo

Artie Shaw early career photo

Paquita D'Rivera and Ronnie Odrich

American Sym Clarinet Choir

ASCC Directors Stephens, Wright, and Kelly

Ricardo Morales - Mozart Clarinet Concerto Soloist

German-Israeli Clarinet Gang on German Tour

January 2005 Monthly Summary  -

National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Masters Fellowship Awards

Clarinet Gang  -   The German - Israeli Klezmer & Classic All Stars on Tour in Germany

American Symphonic Clarinet Choir Community Concert at Riderwood, Maryland

Ricardo Morales - Mozart Clarinet Concerto Performance with Philadelphia Orchestra 26-28 January 2005


Paula Corley, Clarinet Clinician at MidWest Band & Orchestra Clinic

Master Class lesson with Sabine Meyer during Clarinet Days in Jerusalem, Israel

Holiday Greeting from Josef Balogh in Hungary

December 2004 Monthly Summary

Clarinet Days - Israel  (December 8-14  2004)

Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic

Gillingham Performance with Lisa Oberlander

Maureen Hurd, Ben Redwine, and Jean-Francoise Bescond

Annapolis Clarinet Choir

November  2004 Monthly Summary

Columbus State University (Georgia) Clarinet Day -

4th Annual US Naval Academy Band Clarinet Day

Berlin Klarinetten Symposium sites at Berlin Philharmonic and Museum

Klarinetten Fascination

Historic Bassethorn instruments

Oktober 2004 Monthly Summary 

Berlin Deutsche Klarinetten Symposium

Rochester 1st Baptist Church - Event location

Francoise Kloc, Robert DiLutis, Patricia DiLutis and Chris Coppinger

2nd Selmer Clarinet Day Master Class with Ricardo Morales

September 2004 Monthly Summary

Rochester, New York USA  - Buffet-Crampon Clarinet Music Masters Week

Greenville, Delaware USA  -  2nd Selmer Clarinet Day with Ricardo Morales

Helmut Eisel, Mike Getzin, Giora Feidman after Klezmer group rehearsal

Eddie Daniels, Philippe Cuper and Giora Feidman

Gala concert in Tel Aviv Finale

Rehearsal and Lesson facility

Golda Mier Arts Center in Tel Aviv

August 2004 Monthly Summary

Clarinet & Klezmer in the Galilee Music Festival - Israel

Steve Cohen - Appointed Head of Clarinet Dept at Cincinnati Conservatory

The US Army Band Alumni Capitol Concert

Army Band Alumni

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Wolftrap Performing Arts Center

US Marine Band Clarinet Choir

Paquita Rivera with Airman of Note

US Army Orchestra with Clarinet Soloists

July 2004 Monthly Summary

Steve Cohen Appointment at Cincinnati Conservatory  - 

The US Army Band 2nd Alumni Reunion Weekend

ClarinetFest 2004 - University of Maryland near Washington DC

Leister Trio in Milan with Magistrelli and sister

Catlatt Music Center at Oklahoma University

OK Clarinet Symposium Faculty

Audi-Mozart Woodwind Competition Clarinet winners in Italy

June 2004 Monthly Summary

Karl Leister Master Class/ Concert weekend in Milan Italy

Oklahoma University Clarinet Symposium  -  Audi-Mozart Competition Clarinet winners in Italy

Roger Salander in Premiere Recording of Leo Kraft Clarinet Concerto with Moravian Philharmonic

Narrator Jananovic, Stephen Makofski, composer, and John Stephens, Conductor of American Sym Clarinet Choir in 2 Premieres

Thelema Trio Premieres in Ghent, Belgium

May 2004 Monthly Summary

2 Premieres  -  Roger Salander in Leo Kraft Clarinet Concerto recording with Moravian Philharmonic

Stephen Makovski Premiere with American Symphonic Clarinet Choir in Baltimore, Maryland

Thelema Trio Premieres in Ghent, Belgium

Dr Rebecca Rischen and Richard Hawkins

Dr Elsa Ludwig-Verdehr and composer Joan Tower

Dr Connie Rhoades, Dr David Etheridge, and Andrea Cheeseman at East Kentucky Clarinet Festival

April 2004  Monthly Summary

Ohio University Clarinet Gala

Michigan State University Clarinet Contemporary Festival

East Kentucky University Clarinet Festival

Kinan Azmeh Guus Janssen Clarinet Concerto Premiere

Ben Redwine and composer John Stephens Clarinet Quintet Premiere

Jean-Louis Angebot 'Generations' for 3 Clarinettes & Orchestra Premiere

March - April 2004 Monthly Summary

World Premieres of Clarinet and Chamber works

Dr Gregory Barrett, John Bruce Yeh and Japanese Consulate General of Chicago

Jean-Francoise Bescond, Mike Getzin, and Jean-Louis Sajot at Alliance de France- Washington, DC

Mr Sajot in concert

February 2004  Monthly Summary

Clarinet Cornucopia at N. Illinois University

Alliance de France Sajot Master Class and Concert in Washington, DC

East Tenn State University Music Bldg

Robert Riseling, Alison Deadman, and Clarence Padilla

American Symphonic Clarinet Choir in Maryland Performance

January 2004 Monthly Summary

WCCC East Meets West Clarinet Congress at East Tennessee State University

American Symphonic Clarinet Choir in Maryland


Klarinette Sextett from the Radio Symphony Orchestra Frankfurt in Christmas 'Kinder Konzert'

Christmas Tree inside Hotel Lobby

Cobb Symphonic Band from Georgia

December 2003  -  MidWest Band & Orchestra Clinic in Chicago, Illinois

Wolfenbuettel Klarinetchor Conference - Geramny

Wolfgang Meyer, soloist at MozartFest in Schwetzingen, Germany

September -  November 2003  - 

Wolfenbuetttel Klarinettenchor Conference with Deutsche Klarinetten Gesellschaft  

Wolfgang Meyer as Klarinette soloist at the Schwetzinger MozartFest

Brucker Hall - The United States Army Band, Ft Myer Virginia

Army Band Alumni rehearsal

August 2003-   The US Army Band Alumni Weekend

University of Utah School of Music

Clarinet Choir at Morman Tabernacle

July 2003  -  ClarinetFest at University of Utah - Salt Lake City

Oklahoma University Clarinet Symposium

Ricardo Morales - Philadelphia Orchestra's new Solo Clarinetist

June 2003  -  Oklahoma University Clarinet Symposium

Hans-Juergen Mueller, Bruce Edwards, Christoph Hilgar and Mike Getzin at Fulda Klarinettenchor Conference

Klarinettenchor rehearsal

May 2003  -  Fulda, Germany Klarinettenchor Conference


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