WKA April - June Newsletter 2007

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Karl Leister in Baden-Baden, Germany
Buffet Clarinet Academy- August
Indiana University Clarinet Workshop
Clariperu Competition
Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium

Clarinet & Klezmer in the Galilee Festival- Israel

Helmut Eisel and Clarinetists in Safed

Giora Feidman in Performance in Safed

Stockholm Clarinet Summit 07

Yeh Clarinet Residency

New Jersey Clarinet Symposium 07

TCU Clarinet Workshop

International Woodwind Festival - Boston

Buffet Clarinet Ensemble Festival - October 2007

ClarinetFest Vancouver - July 2007

Brevard Entrupuenar Conference - July


     WKA is undergoing some proactive Newsletter changes to assist members and viewers in checking new events as they

become known.  All events coming are placed in advanced date Newsletter Pages that can be accessed to search for that event,

thus stopping confusion about when these events occur.  Additional information is posted concurrently as information becomes

available, and all members are invited to send in their views and information as well.

Simply email it in and it will be immediately posted.  As with the Hot News and other pages, updates are almost daily from all

points around the globe, making WKA a major news source for important events and programs. 


    Of note are programs with advance registration requirements to enroll, some of which are listed below:

               Stockholm Clarinet Summit - Sweden  -    1 May 2007;  for 11 - 13 May 2007

              Belgian Clarinet Academy - Ostend, Belgium -  1 May  2007: for 15 - 21  July 2007

              Ludmilla Peterkova Clarinet Workshop  -    Prague, Czech Republic -  31 May 2007;  for  6 -16 July 2007

              TCU Summer Clarinet Workshop, Ft Worth, Texas - 11 June 2007; for 25-26 June 2007

              Buffet-Crampon Summer Clarinet Academy -  15 May 2007;  for 4 -10 August 2007

   Music Festival in the Gulf (Italy) (Eva Margolis-Wasserman and Luigi Magistrelli, Clarinet Teachers) 15 May 2007  ; for 18 -28 August 2007


       WKA will soon be an LLC Corporation enabled to provide goods and services to all members.  The core pages of the WKA

site will be opened with new pages including:


Article Desktop Page  to submit Articles, Presentations, Thesis abstracts and listed by topic for easy navigation

Profile Network Page to provide opportunity for WKA members to organize a friend's network and contacts with

students and colleagues with the capability to email each other and do communications.

Database E-mail capability to connect with other members

WKA Blog Communication Pages   based on topics

WKA Shopping Page to purchase items of interest and services

WKA Advertising Opportunities and Alliance Partner Programs

It is vitally important to see the direction WKA is headed to benefit members and future prospects.  Any advice and suggestions

is welcomed as WKA offers a stakeholder clause for all who participate. Below is an example of innovative musical endeavor

involving the creative and ethnic - jazz with noted Clarinetist Kinan Azmeh from Syria. Performance coming to Washington, DC.

Come join us for what promises to be an emotional, innovative, and memorable evening of musical expression and exchange.

 Wijeratne plays the piano as you've never heard it before, evoking harp, sitar and tablas with flair and imagination. 

Azmeh's haunting folk-like lines combine to make this a wonderfully unique sonic experience.

 Special guest artist ElSaffar, an expert in Iraqi Maqam and an accomplished Jazz musician, will be performing for the very

first time with Azmeh and Wijeratne.


Josef Balogh, Budapest, Mr Fuchs, Berlin Philharmonic, Mike Getzin, WKA CEO, and Eva-Margolis Wasserman, Israel,

Philippe Cuper, Paris Opera, and Mr Balogh

Clarinet Castle News from Hungary - New Project

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

           Greetings from Hungary. Clarinetist Jozsef Balogh and the Windland Music Foundation is pleased to announce that working together

to reconstruct and rebuild a baroque castle from the XVIII century. It will be the home of clarinetist, the music and the

arts. Promoting world friendship through the music the castle will provide music education, concerts, conferences,

courses, exhibitions, with studio facilities for musicians from all over the world. In summer of 2008 the 15th clarinet

course will be the first event with gala concert in the palace.

           We are asking for your assistance to inform your students and colleagues in your country of the opportunities that the

„Greenland Palace of Art and Music”will provide. Please pass, send this letter to any organisations, vour clarinetists friends.

 We would like to ask an Interview from you for our webpage and for our Castle Book. We ask you to be the „Artist of the month”,

to help us with your name.

           The creation of the new Greenland Palace would simply not be possible without the help of many supporters. You too can play

a vital part in making the new Greenland Palace a reality.

            We are requesting for a 100 or 200 € gift to the castle project.  It will play an important role in our success. We are most grateful

for all donations, large or small. 

Bank account number: Windland

Unicredit Bank (Eur): IBAN HU03 1091 8001 0000 0012 1521 0028


            We need help to do the castle for the musicians, and for improving this beautiful campus, life of musicians,

and hard of hearing students, who can play clarinet also. We welcome art books, music sheets, CDs,

films, videos, instruments, equipment, and other gifts of property which help us in our work.


           Any help you can give would be very appreciated. Every 1€ we receive releases 5€  of our grant. To begin the work we need to

raise 45 000 €. With this amount we can apply for EC applications, and make the architectural plans for the castle. 

           For more information on or questions e-mail us at info@windland.org or look at www.windland.org

 The mission of the Palace is to support the Beethoven program, the music education of deaf and hard of hearing students., and to

support and enhance the creativity of artists by providing an uninterrupted time for work, reflection, and collegial interaction in

a setting of great natural beauty. In this glorious settings, artists are able to concentrate on their work away from the distractions

of the daily life. There will be all facilities which are needed for the artist, and for the students to be an artist. Musicians can

study, play, research music in quiet, relaxed circumstances, and can get help in their health problems also.

All educational facilities are in a close distance, at the same place the musicians can sleep, eat and drink,

rehearse, practice, give concerts, record music, compose, and relax. There will be a library in which there will be

the music repertoire, books, computer, big instruments, piano in the concert hall. Everything in the same place.

            This is the „green castle” project, the quiet, creative centre which we dreamed. At this moment it is a dream, and the castle fold up.

The government is closing schools, hospitals, and the standard of living is going down, and the culture isn’t so important. The

project is being supported by an incestor company, but we must raise a big part of the rebuilding costs. We are on our own. This is

the reason why we ask your help.

The following are some of the ways in which you can give more help:

To send 100 or 200 € gift to the castle project

To get an autographed item or picture for a charity auction to support the reconstruction 

Buy a Brick for the renovation of the Palace

Buy naming seat in the concert hall.

Name a Building

Help to sponsor the National Educational Rooms.

Contribute our programmes, events, students with grants

Pay for a time-share.

Order music compositions, order CDs and music sheets from our list

Advertise on our webpage and printed materials

 Yours for the arts,

 Beatrix Balogh

Chairman of the Foundation


Buy a Brick – For the renovation of the Palace

By making a donation to the overall project








50 €

250 €

1 000 €

10 000 €


100 €

500 €

5 000 €

20 000 €


Bank account number:

Unicredit Bank (Eur): IBAN HU03 1091 8001 0000 0012 1521 0028

Windland-Fuvosvilag Alapitvany




The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own”
Young Artist Competition - U.S. Army Orchestra
Download Application Form

1st Prize $1,000 U.S. Savings Bond

PLUS! an appearance as featured soloist with The U.S. Army Orchestra at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center,

University of Maryland, on SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2007 at 4 p.m. (No tickets required).

2nd Prize $600 U.S. Savings Bond

3rd Prize $400 U.S. Savings Bond

  *U.S. Savings Bonds generously donated by the George Washington Chapter of AUSA. Amounts stated represent

full maturity value.

In addition, remaining finalists will receive $200 U.S. Savings Bonds, honorable mentions will receive $100 U.S.

Savings Bonds, and both groups will be invited to join The U.S. Army Orchestra in one performance number during

the concert on May 12, 2007.

Application Procedure & Deadlines

Submit a CD (or high-quality audio tape) of applicant performing required selection in its entirety with piano

accompaniment. Letter of application must be returned with all information and signatures complete.

Application and CD must be received by March 15, 2007. Send to:

The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own”
The United States Army Orchestra Young Artist Competition 2007
ATTN: MSG Charlotte Roberts
400 McNair Road
Fort Myer, VA 22211-1306

Finalists and honorable mentions will be notified once evaluation of CD’s is completed.

The final round will consist of a LIVE PERFORMANCE with piano accompaniment (provided by applicant) at

Brucker Hall on THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2007 at 7:30 p.m. Winners will be announced at the conclusion of

the evening’s performances. This round is open to the public; no tickets are required. The winners and finalists

must be present for the duration of the finalists’ concert on April 19.

For more information (including repertoire inquiries), call Master Sgt. Charlotte Roberts at (703) 696-6043 or


Who Can Enter

The Young Artist Competition is open to Washington, DC-area high school string, woodwind, brass, and percussion

instrumentalists in grades 9-12. (DC-area to include the District of Colombia, Prince Georges Co., Montgomery Co.,

Loudon Co., Anne Arundel Co., Fairfax Co., Fairfax City, City of Falls Church, Prince William Co., Arlington Co.,

Alexandria City, and Baltimore City).

Applications may be accepted from students who do not live in these jurisdictions, but have a connection to them

through either a musical organization or a private teacher.

What To Play

Applicants are encouraged to choose one (1) selection from the list below. Selections not on this list must be

approved prior to submission of application and CD. Please direct questions about repertoire to robertsch@fmmc.army.mil.


  • Concerto K622 1st movement (Rondo) or 3rd movement (Allegro), by Mozart (International)
  • Concertino by Carl Maria von Weber (Kendor Music)
Ohio University School of Music
Ohio Gala Faculty
Dr Richen in Recital
Richard Hawkins in Recital
Hawkins solo piece

Ohio University


Clarinet Gala - Saturday,    21 April  2007

Dr Rebecca Rischin, Director

Stay tuned for information about our Clarinet Gala 2007, on Saturday, April 21, 2007,

with Visiting Artist, Deborah Bish, Assistant Professor of Clarinet at Florida State University.



Department Banner CONNIE A. RHOADES
Director of Clarinet Studies
D.M.A., University of Oklahoma

208 Foster Music Building •
521 Lancaster Ave. • Richmond, KY 40475-3102 •
EKU Phone: (859) 622-1342 • EKU Fax: (859) 622-1333

The Annual Eastern Kentucky University
Clarinet Festival 2007

Saturday, April 21, 2007

Guest Faculty

Amanda McCandless - Northeast State University Oklahoma

Lori Neprod-Ardovina - Montevallo University in Arkansas


Offers recitals and clinics presented by artist faculty from around the nation and Eastern Kentucky University. Students may perform solos from the standard repertoire and will be enrolled on a first-come. first-served basis. The high School and Junior High Clarinet Choirs will rehearse during the day on Saturday, and will give a performance on Saturday evening. Please contact Dr. Rhoades for more information.


© 2005 EKU | LoginComments to Department of Music | EO/AA Statement



25 - 27 APRIL 2007




World renowned legend Clarinetist from the Berlin Philharmonic under Herbert von Karajan - Karl Leister, is giving master

classes and a performance at Northwestern University on the above dates, with some added interest as stated by Professor

Steve Cohen, former Solo Clarinetist in the Louisiana Philharmonic:

Karl Leister is doing a master class and recital here at Northwestern
University on April 25 (class) and April 27, 2007.  The big news and the
reason I'm writing you is that we are broadcasting the master class as a live
internet stream.  In other words, when I give you the website address (when
I have it), anyone can watch and listen to this master class live as it
happens.  Northwestern has been doing this now for a while and I just
watched one that Richard Goode did the other day, on my own computer.  The
quality was spectacular and the sound was great too.  It was very exciting.
We have done this with Yo Yo Ma as well recently.
Would you be able to somehow tell the clarinet community about this.  It is
at no cost for anyone to watch and I only would like to have people aware of
it so they can participate by watching.


Buddy DeFranco Jazz Festival  

April 27 & 28, 2007
Missoula, Montana

Buddy DeFranco Jazz Festival

Featured Guests






Buddy DeFranco Jazz Festival
Buddy DeFranco

"I appreciate what Lance Boyd, Tom Cook, and the students at the U of M as well as others in the Missoula community have done to foster jazz over the last many years. It’s an excellent program and an outstanding festival. I’m pleased to have this opportunity of a long-term relationship with The University of Montana.”


- Buddy DeFranco


“I like the personal touch. The non-competitive atmosphere allows each band to be evaluated on its own merits....the clinicians are able to address our specific issues in a positive and productive manner.”


-John Combs,
Hellgate High School Band Director


For more information contact:


Lance R. Boyd
Department of Music
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812-7992


Phone: (406) 243-5071 or
(406) 243-6880


Email: lance.boyd@umontana.edu


Download application


Places to Stay in Missoula


The Buddy DeFranco Jazz Festival is a non-competitive, educational event. High school and college jazz bands perform every 30 minutes throughout both days and receive written comments from the guest clinicians. Immediately following its performance, each band will have an opportunity to work for 30 minutes with one of the clinicians in another location. This is a change from previous years that we hope will be more beneficial for the visiting bands and directors.


It is possible to receive a numerical rating upon request. Also, Outstanding Soloist Awards will be given to deserving soloists from the daytime performances. They will be presented during the Saturday night concert. This adds an element of excitement to the festivities and recognizes superior individual achievement without creating a competitive atmosphere.


Each group registration fee of $150 includes the adjudication, an audio tape of the performance and access to clinics and the daytime performances. Evening concert reserve tickets can be purchased separately. Information about a special discount for concert tickets will be sent to you upon receipt of your registration form.


The deadline for registration is March 31, 2007. To participate please fill out the attached registration form and return to: Lance Boyd, Music Department, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812. For further festival information call the UM Music Department at (406) 243-6880 or the UM Jazz Program at (406) 243-5071.

Buddy DeFranco Jazz Festival




FRIDAY, April 27


8:00 am - 5:00 pm
College, high school and junior high school jazz band performances


1:00 pm
Clinic with Bob Mintzer and Ingrid Jensen


7:30 pm
Featuring Ingrid Jensen and Bob Mintzer



SATURDAY, April 28


8:00 am - 5:00 pm
College, high school and Junior high school jazz band performances


1:00 pm
Clinic with Ed Soph and Andy Firth


7:30 pm
Featuring Ed Soph and Andy Firth



All jazz festival events are held in the University Theatre


Reserved tickets for the evening concerts can be purchased at the GrizTix, the UC Box Office, Adams Center ticket office or Worden’s Market. Second night discount price available. For more ticket information call 1-888-MONTANA. All seats are reserved.

Buddy DeFranco Jazz Festival

UM Homepage | UM Department of Music | UM School of Fine Arts



Clarinet Section class

2 Clarinets Orchestral class

Forteza coaching class

Forteza and Nuccio with clarinet class

Orchestra Master Class

Mendellsohn Concertpiece with Pascual and Nuccio

Pascual and Nuccio together in Duo

Pascual and Nuccio

Foteza demonstration

Pascual Forteza discussion

New Jersey Clarinet Symposium 07

Eastern Conservatory of Music and Arts presents

4th Annual Clarinet Symposium

Saturday, 28 April, 2007

with Pascual Martinez Forteza - 2nd Clarinetist, New York Philharmonic

Mark Sloss, Symposium Coordinator

Casey Bork, Eastern Conservatory Director

First Presbyterian Church of Bernardsville

Bernardsville, NJ 07924

(908) 953-9979


                   The Eastern Conservatory of Music and Arts’ fourth annual Clarinet Symposium, featuring

Pascual Martinez Forteza, clarinetist from the New York Philharmonic, will be held Saturday,

April 28 from 8:00 a.m.—7:00 p.m. in Bernardsville.

In addition to the Marine Band Clarinet Quintet, the symposium will include several other

nationally known clarinetists, clarinet craftsmen and reed makers. 

This program will be of interest to clarinetists at all levels from student to educator to

professional. In addition to the educational and performance program, clarinet craftsmen

and reed makers will hold exhibits of instruments and accessories for demonstration and sale.

According to the Conservatory’s Director, Casey Bork, “Our Clarinet Symposium is recognized

as one of the most important gathering of professional and student clarinetists in the country.”

In addition to Pascual Martinez, other professional clarinetists who will hold master classes and

perform together include Karl Herman, Principal Clarinet, New Jersey Symphony; Andrew Lamy,

2nd Clarinet, New Jersey Symphony; and David Hattner, Principal Clarinet, Princeton Symphony.

The Daniel Bonade Clarinet Quartet, a group of outstanding professional clarinetists who studied

under Daniel Bonade, the “Father of Clarinet Pedagogy,” will also perform.             

        The symposium is hosted by and jointly sponsored by the Conservatory, the Buffet Clarinet

         Company, the Conn-Selmer Company, and the Professional Wind Instrument Consultants of

          New Jersey.

         Admission is $10.

Mark Sloss, Symposium Coordinator, is a Northwestern Conservatory graduate with a degree

in clarinet performance; teacher and board member at the Eastern Conservatory; and Principal

Clarinet, Whitehouse Wind Symphony.

 The Eastern Conservatory of Music and Arts is located at the First Presbyterian Church of

Bernardsville at 321 Mine Brook Rd. (Rt. 202) in Bernardsville. Directions are at the ECMA

website at easternconservatory.org.

 For more information and a schedule of the day’s events call the Eastern Conservatory at

(908) 953-9979 or visit the website.


Annapolis Clarinet Day

Saturday, April 28th, 2007

12 Noon until 4 P.M.

Location: St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church and Day School

                4 Wallace Manor Road

                Edgewater, MD 21037

                410 693-9741

Events and Experts:

 John Weir, owner and designer of the new Orsi and Weir clarinets (I’m now playing the Euro bore version), former Research

and Development Head, UMI (currently Conn-Selmer).  He’ll bring several clarinets to test, after market barrels and bells, and

will give a class on clarinet acoustics.

 Wojtek Komsta, famed NYC clarinet repairman will set up shop and will assess your instruments for free, will do minor repairs

on-site for materials cost only, and will take large repairs back to his NYC shop.

 Ben Redwine will measure your mouthpiece so you can have an accurate record (necessary for exact copies if you damage your

mouthpiece), will have Gennusa and REDWINE brand mouthpieces (b-flat, e-flat, and bass) to test on-site, and will do refacings

of old mouthpieces free of charge.

 Canyes Xilema reeds display for testing and purchase.

 Drawing for “bag of prizes”. 

 Sponsored by Redwine Jazz, LLC


Pre-Registration:  1 May 2007






 SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2007, starting at 2:00pm.



 TO REGISTER FOR THIS COMPETITION, GO TO:  www.bwwscompetition.org.

 PAST WINNERS, GO TO http://www.bwws.org/BWS%20Merit%20Awards.htm

 The HAROLD WRIGHT CLARINET MERIT AWARD is presented annually to an  
 outstanding young clarinetist hoping to fulfill the dream of entering
 the world of professional players. Selected by open competition
 adjudicated by leading woodwind artists, the recipient of this award
 receives a cash prize of $1,000. The purpose of the award is to
 recognize the recipient's achievement of high standards of musical
 integrity and artistry as exemplified by the artist for whom the
 award has been named.

 Matthew Ruggiero, PhD
 Founder and President
 Boston Woodwind Society
 PO Box 35674
 Brighton, MA 02135
 617 852-2442

25. - 27. Mai. 2007 (Pfingsten) Germany
Schloss Elisabethenburg Meiningen, Schlosskirche

Richard-Mühlfeld-Fest Meiningen 2007

Konzerte - Vorträge - Ausstellungen
Eine gemeinsame Veranstaltung der Meininger Museen und der Deutschen Klarinetten-Gesellschaft e. V.

Meininger Museen          Deutsche Klarinetten-Gesellschaft



Freitag, 25. Mai Adolf Menzel: Richard Mühlfeld

19.00 Uhr - Begrüßung:
- Dana Kern, Kulturreferentin der Stadt Meiningen
- Winfried Wiegand, Direktor Meininger Museen
- Heribert Haase, Vorstandsmitglied der
  Deutschen Klarinetten-Gesellschaft e. V.

Johannes Brahms: "Quintett für Klarinette, zwei Violinen,
Bratsche und Violoncello h-Moll op. 115"
(Allegro - Adagio - Andantino - Presto non assai,
ma con sentimento - Con moto)
- Hagen Biehler (Klarinette)
- Sönke Reger (1. Violine)
- Hans-Christoph Jahn (2. Violine)
- Ricarda Schmidt (Viola)
- Sebastian Keen (Violoncello)

Samstag, 26. Mai

9.30 Uhr - Musikalische Eröffnung:
Jochen Seggelke (Klarinette) und Christine Fesefeld (Klavier) mit Werken aus dem Umfeld Brahms/Mühlfeld

10.00 Uhr - Einführung:
Jochen Seggelke (Bamberg), Keith Puddy (London), Maren Goltz und Herta Müller (Meiningen)

10.15 Uhr bis 12 Uhr - Vorträge:
1.) Prof. Dr. Robert Pascall (Nottingham): "Brahms und Mühlfeld"
2.) Prof. Renate und Prof. Kurt Hofmann (Lübeck): "Johannes Brahms als Pianist und Dirigent"
3.) Maren Goltz (Meiningen): "... das stellt ihn neben Joachim, Liszt und die Barbi - Richard Mühlfeld im Spiegel seiner Rezensionen"

12.00 Uhr - Mittagspause (Parallel: Führung durch das Schloss Elisabethenburg)

13.30 Uhr - Buchvorstellung:
Maren Goltz/Herta Müller (Hrsg.): "Der Brahms-Klarinettist Richard Mühlfeld",
ARTIVO music, Dortmund 2007

14.00 Uhr - Musikalisches Zwischenspiel
Ensemble Clarimonia mit Werken auf Mühlfeld-Nachbauten

14.30 Uhr bis 15.30 Uhr - Vorträge I mit Ausstellung
4.) Thomas Reil (Uhingen): "Entwicklungswege zur Baermann-Ottensteiner-Klarinette"
5.) Wolfgang Wenke (Eisenach): Klarinetten in Thüringen zur Zeit Mühlfelds

15.30 Uhr - Kaffeepause

16.00 Uhr - Musikalisches Zwischenspiel
Ensemble Clarimonia mit Werken auf Mühlfeld- Nachbauten

16.00 Uhr bis 18.00 Uhr - Vorträge II mit Ausstellung
6.) Andeas Schöni (Bern): "Zu Aspekten des Kopierens historischer Holzblasinstrumente"
7.) Jochen Seggelke (Bamberg): "Das Spielen auf dem Nachbau der Ottensteiner-Klarinette - Besonderheiten und Möglichkeiten"

18.00 Uhr - Abendessen

19.30 Uhr - Gala-Konzert
Johannes Brahms: "Trio für Klarinette, Violoncello und Klavier a-Moll op. 114"
(Allegro - Adagio - Andantino grazioso - Allegro)
- Charles Neidich (Klarinette)
- Michael Sanderling (Violoncello), Katsura Mizumoto (Klavier)

Sonntag, 27. Mai

10.00 Uhr
Die Zauberklarinette
Klarinetten-Programm mit einer Klarinettenklasse der Musikschule Heilbronn
(Musikal. Leitung: Marion Potyka, Inszenierung: Alexander Preiß)

11.30 Uhr - Konzert
Serenaden-Konzert des Klarinettenchors der Deutschen Klarinetten-Gesellschaft
(Musikalische Leitung: Christof Hilger)
Ensemble Clarimonia:
- Bernhard Kösling (Oldenburg)
- Eckehard Sauer (Osnabrück)
- Jochen Seggelke (Bamberg)


Komplettangebot (sämtl. Veranstaltungen einschl. Mühlfeld-Buch): 90 €
Angebot sämtliche Veranstaltungen: 60 €
Angebot Freitag: 15 €
Angebot Samstag (mit Galakonzert): 35 €
Einzelpreis Galakonzert: 15 €
Einzelpreis "Zauberklarinette": 7,50 €
Einzelpreis Serenadenkonzert: 7,50 €


Kinder bis 16 Jahren haben zu allen Veranstaltungen freien Eintritt!


- Museumsshop
- Buchhandlung Lohmann (Inh. Constance Schmidt)
- Theaterkasse (nur Sonntag 10.00 Uhr: "Zauberklarinette)

Meininger Museen
Schloßplatz 1
98617 Meiningen
Tel. Museumsshop: (Di - So: 10 bis 18 Uhr): 03693/881030
Tel. Wache (24 h): 03693/503641
Fax: 03693/503644




Aktuelles               Kalender


May 29 to June 10, 2007
at The Boston Conservatory
8 The Fenway, Boston, MA



Spend two intense weeks of music making including masterclasses, private lessons, chamber music coaching and concert going.

Study with and hear live performances by some of the top clarinetists in the world.

Festival includes:                 


* Private lessons

* Numerous masterclasses every day

* Chamber music coaching

* The Claremont Trio in residence

* Professional pianists

* Instrument repair clinics by master technicians


Faculty includes:


Jonathan Cohler (soloist, conductor)

* Jessica Phillips (New York Metropolitan Opera Orchestra)

* Valdemar Rodriguez (Simon Bolivar Orchestra, Venezuela)

* Robert Spring (soloist)

Michael Norsworthy  (Boston Conservatory)


and more to come!

For complete information and applications check out the website at:

Jonathan Cohler
Artistic & General Director
International Woodwind Festival



Conn-Selmer Institute, the preeminent educational workshop in the music industry, will be in its ninth year of existence in 2007....

Executive Director, Education Division, Conn-Selmer, Inc.


Subscribe to the CSU Newsletter!

Subscribe to the CSU Newsletter!

"Whether you have been teaching for 25 years, 10 years, 1 year, or you will teach someday, Conn-Selmer Institute will give you ideas and tools for success. For any teacher striving to become more effective, it is the best three days you could ever spend."







Summer  Clarinet Workshop
and Claremont Clarinet Festival
Pomona College, California - 
June 11-17, 2007

Pictured 2006 Participants-   (l to r):Row 1--Wendy Mazon; Nikki Pacquing; Lori Musicant; Johanna Hyun; Kaili Curry;

coach Twyla Meyer;  Row 2--Gary Robertz; Vicky Ramos; Steve White; Alex Sramek; Joseph Limacher; coach Margaret Thornhill

"I never thought I would have so much fun playing clarinet for a week!"--Steve White
"Never a dull moment!  The best summer program I have attended."--Johanna Hyun
"I'm having great memories from the workshop!"--Gary Robertz
"Great fun"--Alex Sramek
"No! I don't want to go back to the real world!"--Vicky Ramos

              The 2007 Summer clarinet workshop will bring together an intimate group of 20 clarinetists for six days of

performance, study, and sharing with clarinet coaches Dr. Margaret Thornhill and David Howard, Bass Clarinetist of the

Los Angeles Philharmonic and faculty accompanist-coach, Twyla Meyer.

Participation is open to advanced and intermediate adult players: college students, young artists and adult amateurs.

        Come join us in Lyman Recital Hall and the Mabel Bridges Hall of Music on the beautiful Pomona College

Campus as we explore the solo and ensemble repertoire in interactive masterclasses, rehearse,

perform in recital, play in clarinet quartets and a massed clarinet choir, and do constructive and critical listening to each

other.  New, optional events for 2007 will include a masterclass in orchestral excerpts, a group class with a certified

Alexander Technique teacher, and a session in sound recording techniques for study and performance.

of the workshop. Production of the workshop is contingent upon minimal enrollment of 14. At higher enrollment levels,

some scholarship aid will be available.

APPLY NOW! Questions? Contact us
2007 Tuition:$925
Room and Board: $350


June 14, 15, 16, 17 2007

Activities and Schedule
2007 Application
Campus Housing

Telephone: 310-464-7653



New England Conservatory Presents Sound Encounters 2007 Performance Workshops for Contemporary Music from June 13 to 17

New England Conservatory Presents Sound Encounters 2007 Performance
Workshops for Contemporary Music from June 13 to 17 – Faculty Includes
Clarinetist Michael Norsworthy, Violist Carol Rodland, Composer Kenji
Bunch and Other Distinguished Music Educators
New England Conservatory will present Sound Encounters 2007, a
performance workshop for contemporary music, as part of their Summer
School programs, from June 13 to 17 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Co-Artistic Directors Michael Norsworthy, clarinet, and Carol Rodland,
viola, will be joined by Kenji Bunch, composer in residence, Ariadne
Daskalakis, violin, Scott Kluksdahl, cello, Renee Krimsier, flute and
Max Levinson, piano for an intensive performance workshop exploring 20th
and 21st century music. The seminar will open on June 13 with a faculty
concert featuring the music of Kenji Bunch along with works by Elliott
Carter, Salvatore Sciarrino and Kaija Saariaho. Participants will
receive daily coachings and masterclasses with members of the faculty on
selected solo and chamber music repertoire culminating in two student
concerts on Sunday, June 17 at 12 noon and 3 PM. The repertoire will
encompass a broad range of contemporary chamber and solo music with
special emphasis on the works of Kenji Bunch, who will offer a Friday
evening lecture in addition to coachings on his music throughout the
All concerts and the Friday evening lecture are free and open to the
For a complete performance schedule, faculty bios and more, please visit
http://www.soundencounters.info/. For more information, call the NEC
Summer School at (617) 585-1126.
A dedicated and persuasive champion of the music of our own time,
Michael Norsworthy has given premieres of over 80 works in collaboration
with composers Harrison Birtwistle, Elliott Carter, Brian Ferneyhough,
Michael Finnissy, Lukas Foss, Hans Werner Henze, Magnus Lindberg, Ralph
Shapey and Marc Anthony Turnage, among many others.
As soloist, Michael Norsworthy has performed an extensive repertoire of
concerti, ranging from Mozart to Ferneyhough, with the Aspen
Contemporary Ensemble, Callithumpian Consort, NEC Contemporary Ensemble,
Pottstown Symphony, Soria Chamber Players, Southern Illinois Symphony
and Symphony Pro Musica, while audiences have heard his numerous
recitals in Boston, Cambridge, Chicago and St. Louis. He has also
collaborated with Tony Arnold, Patrick Demenga, Stephen Drury, Aleck
Karis, John Zorn, the Borromeo String Quartet, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project. Conductors he has worked with
include Boulez, DePriest, Knussen, Levine, Muti, Robertson, Ozawa,
Tilson Thomas and many others. Michael Norsworthy plays on Buffet
Clarinets and mouthpieces by Kalmen Opperman.
For more information about clarinetist Michael Norsworthy, including a
bio, reviews and much more, please visit


Russell Dagon with Clarinetist

Dagon lesson

Dagon Class

Girko Master Class

Montanero lesson

Brad Behn Mouthpiece table

Forte Clarinet display with new C Clarinet

Muncy Winds display

Ted Lane Mouthpiece table with Mr Girko

Buffet display with Mr Kloc servicing Clarinets


Domaine Forget

Le Domaine Forget
5 St-Antoine, Saint-Irénée QC G0T 1V0, Canada
Téléphone : (418)452-8111
Télécopieur : (418)452-3503

:: Accueil : Académie : Stages : Stage des Bois

Stage des Bois

Ce programme s’adresse aux étudiants de niveau intermédiaire, avancé ou professionnel. Il comprend des leçons particulières, des cours de maître, des classes de musique de chambre, des classes de traits d’orchestre et des ateliers de musique baroque.

Tous les étudiants (excepté les auditeurs libres) doivent envoyer un enregistrement comprenant deux oeuvres ou mouvements d’oeuvres contrastants.

Corrado Giuffredi
Clarinette solo au Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana
Cours de maître
17 au 24 juin
Jean-François Normand
Soliste, professeur au Conservatoire de musique de Montréal
Cours particuliers
17 au 24 juin
Marie Picard
Professeur au Conservatoire de musique de Québec, deuxième clarinette et clarinette basse à l’Orchestre symphonique de Québec
Cours particuliers
17 juin au 1 juillet
Robert Spring
Soliste, professeur à la Arizona State University
Cours de maître
24 juin au 1 juillet

© 2007 Domaine Forget



Music Korea 2007

14-16, June, 2007

Convention Hall, COEX, Seoul


Take the Baton in Music Korea 2007

Organized by Incheon Metropolitan City, Korea International Trade Association and Korea Musical Instrument Industry Association. Music Korea serves as a unique business opportunity for you to establish and expand your network over 13,000 musical instrument manufacturers, retailers and dealers in Korea as well as with buyers and seller from abroad. We are confident that Music Korea 2007 will be a trade event that no one, particularly music industry business people, will want to miss.

Low Cost, High Return

Don't miss out on one of Asia's most dynamic music and sound trade show. Joining at Music Korea 2007 is an activity that gains publicity, contacts and sales at an effective cost. We are offering various incentives to foreign exhibitors and visitors such as early bird special rates, free accommodations and free interpretation and tourism services etc.

                 Check Music Korea 2007 Official Brochure   

See You at Music Korea 2007!!

For more information and the latest updates on the show, kindly take time to visit our official site,
www.musickorea21.com or contact;

Music Korea 2007 Secretariat
Tel: 82-2-3432-4560    Fax: 82-2-3432-4559    E-mail: sjkim@seoulmesse.co.kr



Exhibitors can have a chance of 30% discount if you register before 31 March, 2007(Base on raw space price).

The deadline of application for space in Music Korea 2007 is 30 April, 2007. Reserve your booth right now to grasp the great business opportunity in Korea.

Music Korea 2007 spaces are rapidly filled up now. More than 60% of the whole spaces are already sold out.

Check ▷  Incentives for Exhibitors
                 Application Form for Exhibitors




- One way airline ticket (for qualifiedbuyers only)

- Two nights free accommodation
 (for qualified buyers only)

- Free invitation to city tour and official events

- Free pass to buyer's lounge

Check ▷ Pre-Registration Form for Buyers





University of Edinburgh logo


Clarinet and Woodwind Colloquium 2007


Meeting organised by the Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments

22-24 June 2007

Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Square

Web URL: www.music.ed.ac.uk/euchmi/uec

See also the Colloquium Abstracts of Papers

See also the Colloquium Booking Form

The late Sir Nicholas Shackleton (1937-2006), in addition to his outstanding achievements in earth science, made significant contributions to the clarinet scholarship, both through his own research and by forming a substantial collection of clarinets and other woodwind instruments. Sir Nicholas made his collection available to the international community of organologists. The Sir Nicholas Shackleton Collection was bequeathed to the University of Edinburgh who will continue Sir Nicholas's use of the Collection to support learning and research. A new display of the Collection will be inaugurated during this meeting.



Meeting of the Musical Acoustics Network focussing on woodwind acoustics. This meeting is being organised by the School of Physics in the University of Edinburgh, and will be held on the University's Kings Buildings campus. Accommodation may be booked at the same time for both this meeting and for the Clarinet and Woodwind Colloquium.


Papers Session


8:50 Welcome and Introduction to the Colloquium


9:00 Clarinets by the Denner family of Nürnberg
  • David Ross, University of Texas - El Paso, U.S.A.

    9:25 The Viennese Wind Instrument Maker, Theodor Lotz (c 1747-1792)
  • Melanie Piddocke, The Hague, Netherlands and Santes, France

    9:50 Heinrich Grenser's Keywork Concepts
  • Eleanor Smith, University of Edinburgh
  • 10:20 :: coffee


    10:50 The Origins of French and German Clarinets
  • Eric Hoeprich, Royal Conservatory of Music, The Hague, the Netherlands and Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique, Paris

    11:20 The Basset Horn in France in the 18th Century
  • Jean Jeltsch, Université de Lille 3 Charles-de-Gaulle, Lille, France

    11:55 Clarinets of the Clinton Family
  • James Joseph, Northumberland
  • 12:30 :: lunch (on your own)


    Papers Session


    14:00 Iwan Müller's Soprano Clarinet: Structural Evolution towards Adophe Sax's Bass Clarinet
  • Juncal Diago Ortega, University of Valladolid, Spain
  • José-Modesto Diago Ortega, Professional Conservatory of Music of Soria, Spain

    14:30 The Bass Clarinets of Adolphe Sax and their Historical Importance
  • Albert Rice, Fiske Museum, Claremont Colleges, California

    15:05 Clarinets by Adolphe Sax
  • Thomas Reil, Uhingen, Germany
  • 15:35 :: tea

    Papers Session


    16:05 The Early American Clarinet: Makers, Sellers, Players
  • Jane Ellsworth, Eastern Washington University, Spokane, Washington, U.S.A.

    16:40 Boosey and Company: Trade in Clarinets in the Late 19th Century
  • Kelly White, Albuquerque, New Mexico

    17:05 Clarinet Resources in the Boosey & Hawkes Collection and Archive
  • E. Bradley Strauchen, Horniman Musuem, London

    17:30 The Clarinets in the Collection of the Royal College of Music, London
  • Ingrid Pearson, Royal College of Music, London

    18:30 Reception at St Cecilia's Hall, hosted by Dr John Scally, Director of University Collections. Aftwerwards there will be an opportunity to see the Raymond Russell and Rodger Mirrey collections of early keyboard intruments


    Papers Session


    9:00 The Gaida Bagpipe in the Evros region of Greek Thrace
  • Haris Sarris, University of Athens

    9:25 A Prescription for the Clarinet's Sore Throat: Throat B-flat Mechanisms as Illustrated by Clarinets from the Nicholas J. Shackleton Collection
  • Deborah Check Reeves, National Music Museum, University of South Dakota, Vermillion

    10:00 The Reform Boehm system: Right Compromise Between French and German Systems ?
  • Luigi Magistrelli, Italy

    10:15 Louf system: Belgian and French patents in Comparison with a Prototype in the Shackleton Collection
  • Denis Watel, France
  • 10:35 :: coffee


    11:05 Stubbins SK System Clarinet
  • Nophachai Cholthitchanta, Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences, University of Arkansas, U.S.A.

    11:25 Clarinet Forked Eb/Bb; a New Approach
  • John Playfair, U.K.

    11:40 Geometry Versus Performance of a Clarinet Mouthpiece
  • William Peatman, Berlin
  • 12:10 :: lunch



    14:00 Opening of the exhibition of the Sir Nicholas Shackleton Collection and launch of the catalogue
  • The Principal of the University of Edinburgh, Professor Timothy O'Shea, will formally accept the Collection
  • 15:00 :: tea

    Papers Session


    15:20 Nick Shackleton: Collector Extraordinaire
  • William Waterhouse, London and Cheltenham

    15:50 The Sir Nicholas Shackleton Collection in the Edinburgh Collection of Historic Musical Instruments: an Overview
  • Heike Fricke, Berlin

    16:25 Musical History: Historical Music
  • Colin Lawson, Royal College of Music, London

    19:00 Colloquium Dinner at the John McIntyre Centre, Pollock Halls. Aperitifs in the Duddingston Room, or on terrace (weather permitting); dinner in the Prestonfield Hall; after-dinner music by the Andrassy Trio


    Papers Session


    9:00 The Home Key of the Clarinet
  • John Dick, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, U.K.

    9:15 The Clarinet in the Edinburgh Enlightenment
  • David Johnson, Edinburgh

    9:40 The Clarinet in works of Franz Xaver Süssmayr (1766-1803): Anton Stadler and the Mozartian example
  • Martin Harlow, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, U.K.
  • 10:05 :: coffee

    Papers Session


    10:35 The Late Eighteenth-Century "Dramatic" Clarinet in Italy: the San Carlo Opera Orchestra of Naples
  • Anthony DelDonna, Georgetown University, Washington DC

    11:05 The Neapolitan "School" of Clarinet
  • Antonio Caroccia, Naples, Italy

    11:30 Clarinets and Tárogatók used in the Viennese Court Opera under the direction of Gustav Mahler
  • Beatrix Darmstaedter, Sammlung alter Musikinstrumente, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

    12:00 The "Melba Gift": the Role of Woodwind and Brass Instruments in the History of the Stabilisation of Pitch Standards in Melbourne in the early Twentieth Century
  • Simon Purtell, Surrey Hills, Victoria, Australia
  • 12:15 :: lunch (on your own)


    Papers Session


    14:00 Brazilian clarinet music by the composer Francisco Mignone and his "Concertino for clarinet and orchestra"
  • Fernando Silveira, Rio de Janeiro State Federal University, Brazil

    14:25 Historical German Clarinet Archive Recordings after 1945
  • James Banks Wright, Osnabrück, Germany

    14:55 The Derivation of Contemporary Performing Techniques
  • Ian Mitchell, Trinity College of Music, London

    15:30 The New Clarinet in Japan
  • E. Michael Richards, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

    Opportunity to view and study historic musical instruments in the University's collection, by appointment. Requests for items to be studied should be notified by e-mail in advance.

    Link to the Colloquium Call for Papers



    Moderate-cost accommodation in Edinburgh (single and double rooms) has been booked at Pollock Halls, in a spectacular location at the foot of Arthur's Seat. Accommodation may be booked at the same time for both this meeting and for the Musical Acoustics Network meeting.

    Accompanying Persons

    The Accompanying Persons Fee includes attendance at the reception, the formal opening of the exhibition of the Sir Nicholas Shackleton Collection, afternoon tea and the afternoon session on Saturday 23rd, and the Colloquium Dinner.

    Fees and Booking

    See the Colloquium Booking Form


    This page updated: 14.4.07

    Further information


    Arnold Myers
    Collection of Historic Musical Instruments,
    University of Edinburgh,
    Reid Concert Hall,
    Bristo Square,

    E-mail communications to: euchmi@ed.ac.uk



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