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As many in the world know, the Covid 19 Virus Pandemic has virtually stopped all activity worldwide cancelling Music Festivals, Educational Institutions and more.   During this stressful time, Livestream activity to support this void has shown itself to be a morale support to all watching.  Many quality performances and workshop streams will be posted here as they appear. 


VIP Vanguel Tangarov

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VIP Wenzel Fuchs


Berliner Philharmoniker Mozart Concerto Interview


VIP Ecesu Sertesen


VIP Suengee Lee


VIP Ayako Oshima


Senior VIP Charles Neidich  (2 sessions)


VIP Alan Kay


1 April 2020 - Deadline to apply

Guy DePlus International Clarinet Competition

Canary Islands, Spain

4 April 2020

23rd MidWest ClariFest at the University of Nebraska - VIP Diane Barger, Director

Lincoln, Nebraska

Announcing the 23rd Annual Midwest ClariFest at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Glenn Korff School of Music on Saturday, April 4, 2020. All events are in the Westbrook Music Recital Hall (#119) in the Glenn Korff School of Music and are free and open to the public; the day begins at 9am (with check in starting at 8:30am) and will conclude by 6pm. 

The day will begin with a recital featuring guest artist Dr. Jeremy Reynolds, Clarinet Professor at the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music. Other events feature mid-morning and afternoon master classes for students of all levels with Dr. Reynolds; a lecture entitled “Light and Shadows: Works Highlighting the Timbral Possibilities of the Clarinet Alone” by Dr. Vanessa Davis, adjunct clarinet faculty at Stephen F. Austin State University; a lecture on creating a fundamental practice routine by Dr. Larkin Sanders (owner of the Clever Clarinetist and Midwest D’Addario representative); a lecture TBA by Dr. Lucas Willsie (clarinet instructor at the Swinney Conservatory of Music at Central Methodist University); and a final potpourri recital at the end of the day featuring performances by regional clarinetists. Exhibitors include Declan Lynch, Midwest Buffet Crampon Representative, Lisa Canning from Lisa’s Clarinet Shop, and Larkin Sanders (D’Addario Midwest Representative and Clever Clarinetist owner). The exhibitors will be available throughout the day in WMB #130, so bring some spending money if you are interested in purchasing some wonderful mouthpieces, clarinets, or equipment!  

Please click the button below to register at your earliest convenience: 

Register for ClariFest

4 April 2020

Concordia University Clarinet Day - VIP Margaret Thornhill, Director

Cancelled due to CoronaVirus Alerts

Irvine, California

4 - 5 April 2020

Tilburg Junior Clarinet Competition

Tilburg, The Netherlands

5 April 2020  

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

College Park, Maryland

1 March 2020 - Application Deadline

Sidney Forrest Clarinet Competition

8 April 2020 - Application and Digital Audition Deadline

Royal Conservatoire of Music at the Hague - VIP Anneliene Van Wauwe, Clarinet Professor

Hague, The Netherlands

8 - 11 April 2020

ClarinetStage Festival

Ghent, Belgium


10 - 11 April 2020

University of Oregon Clarinet Symposium and Competition - VIP Wonkak Kim, Director

Cancelled due to CoronaVirus Alerts

Eugene, Oregon


15 April 2020 - Application and Digital Audition Deadline for the Antwerp Conservatory

Antwerp, Belgium


16 April 2020

VIP Boris Allakhverdyan (Solo Clarinetist in the Los Angeles Philharmonic) Live Stream Master Class


Boris_ABoris Allakhverdyan was appointed Principal Clarinet of the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 2016. He previously served as Principal Clarinet of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and the Associate Principal Clarinet of the Kansas City Symphony. Mr. Allakhverdyan is a founding member of the Prima Trio, the Grand Prize and the Gold Medal winner of the prestigious 2007 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.

Boris Allakhverdyan has appeared as a soloist with the
 Seattle, Bakersfield and Springfield Symphony orchestras. He has participated in the Lucerne Festival Academy in Switzerland, the Mecklenburg-Vorpommen Festival in Germany and the Emilia Romagna Music Festival in Italy. Mr. Allakhverdyan is a winner of Rimsky-Korsakov International Woodwind Competition, Rozanov International Clarinet Competition, Hellam Concerto Competition, the Tuesday Musical and the Oberlin Concerto competitions.

An active educator, Mr. Allakhverdyan served on faculty at the
 Peabody Conservatory, Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan, Interlochen Clarinet Institute in Michigan and Philadelphia International Music Festival. He has given master classes at Manhattan and Mannes Schools of Music, USC, UCLA, Oberlin Conservatory, Oregon University, University Missouri-Kansas City, Truman State University, Colorado Music Festival, Latin American Clarinet Academy in Caracas, Venezuela and Shenzhen International Music Festival in Shenzhen, China. As a chamber musician, Boris Allakhverdyan has performed throughout the United States and Europe on such series as Chicago Chamber Music Society, La Jolla Athenaeum, Dumbarton Oaks, the Dayton Art Institute, CityMusic Columbus, Da Camera Society, Fontana Chamber Arts and Cleveland Chamber Music Society

18 April 2020

Southern Miss Clarinet Day

Hattiesburg, Mississippi


18 April 2020

Shenandoah University Single Reed Day - Garrick Zoeter, Director

Shenandoah, Virginia

We will be having the inaugural single reed day event here at Shenandoah on April 18th. Here is the info:  The day will close with a performance by myself and Tim Roberts of Carter Pann's brand new Double Concerto for Clarinet Sax and Wind Ensemble. 


18 April 2020

Clarinet Day at Liberty University on Jan 18 Featuring Kwami Barnett of the Denver Philharmonic - Cassandra Hibbard, Director

Lynchburg, Virginia


20 - 26 April 2020

Sava Dimitrov International Clarinet Competition

Sofia, Bulgaria

Pre-Competition Video announcing the Program

23 - 26 April 2010

Chalemeau 2nd International Clarinet Competition

Puglia, Italy


30 April 2020

VIP Ricardo Morales Virtual Master Class

Join musicians from around the world for a

Virtual Master Class
with Ricardo Morales
Principal Clarinet - The Philadelphia Orchestra

Thursday, April 30th, at 7:00 p.m. EST

7:00 p.m.: Master Class Begins
8:00 p.m.: Interactive Q & A with Ricardo Morales
8:30 p.m.: Master Class Concludes
Ricardo Morales plays Beethoven on Clarinet
A Musician's Minute with: Principal Clarinet Ricardo Morales
PIMFOnline is excited to present on Thursday, April 30th, at 7:00 p.m. EST an interactive virtual Woodwinds Master Class hosted by Ricardo Morales, Principal Clarinet of The Philadelphia Orchestra.

Student musicians from around the world will perform in this Thursday evening master class - designed specifically for music students, parents and teachers. The 60-minute session will be followed by a 30-minute, live question and answer period with Ricardo Morales.

Over 1,000 music lovers signed up to view our first interactive virtual Master Class in March. We are inviting you today to be a part of the excitement by reserving your seat in our Woodwinds Master Class with Ricardo Morales today! Click here to register online now.

Encouraging students to perform online!
Interested in performing? There is still time to submit an audition. Woodwind students ages 11 through the college years are welcome to upload an audition today. Auditions must be submitted before Noon, April 28th. Not ready to perform? Don't miss this opportunity to participate as an audience member. The session will conclude with a thirty-minute live, interactive question and answer period with Ricardo Morales!

For additional information on the full PIMF Online Master Class Series
or to submit an audition, click here.

Ricardo Morales is one of the most sought after clarinetists of today. He joined The Philadelphia Orchestra as principal clarinet in 2003. Prior to this he was principal clarinet of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, a position he assumed at the age of 21, under the direction of James Levine. His virtuosity and artistry as a soloist, chamber, and orchestral musician has been hailed and recognized in concert halls around the world. He has performed as guest principal clarinetist several times with the New York Philharmonic and the Chicago Symphony, and at the invitation of Sir Simon Rattle, performed as guest principal clarinet with the Berlin Philharmonic. He also performs as principal clarinet with the Saito Kinen Festival Orchestra, at the invitation of Seiji Ozawa. Read more


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