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September 2017 Newsletter


2 - 8 September 2017

Braunwald, Switzerland

Meisterkurs Klarinette mit Fabio di Cásola


4 - 8 September 2017

Madrid, Spain

4 - 9 September 2017

Andreas Langenbuch Master Classes at the Duesseldorf (Germany) Robert Schumann Musikschule


10 - 16 September 2017

Monterrey, Mexico

11 September 2017


12 September 2017

David Shifrin Master Class and Recital at Michigan State University - VIP Guy Yehuda, Host

Clarinet masterworks with Deborah Moriarty, piano; and clarinet quartet works with clarinetists Mingzhe Wang, Guy Yehuda, and Tasha Warren.

One of only two wind players to have been awarded the Avery Fisher Prize since the award’s inception in 1974, Shifrin is in constant demand as an orchestral soloist, recitalist and chamber music collaborator. He has appeared with many orchestras in the U.S. and internationally, and has served as principal clarinetist with prestigious orchestras throughout the U.S. He served as artistic director of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center for 12 years.

David Shifrin is a Backun Artist, sponsored by Backun Musical Services.

$10 adults; $8 seniors; free for students and those under 18 with valid ID

For more information about David Shifrin, see his website


12 - 15 September 2017

Rob Patterson Master Classes in Helsinki, Stockholm and Oslo

13 September 2017 - 7 PM

McGill/McHale Trio performs at the Buffet New York Showroom

14 - 17 September 2017

Festival del Clarinetto - VIP Sauro Berti, Director

Sicily, Italy

21 September 2017

21 September 2017


21 - 25 September 2017


22 September 2017

VIP Jorge Montilla Concerto Soloist (Weber 2nd Concerto OP 74)

Patrimonia, Equador

24 September 2017

Ball State Clarinet Festival - Dr Elizabeth Crawford, Director

Muncie, Indiana


                Ben Freimuth is currently the acting Associate Principal clarinet of the Cincinnati Symphony. Prior to that , he became the bass clarinetist with the San Francisco Symphony in 2003, and before that he held the pincipal clarinet chair with the Kansas City Symphony and performed there as soloist on two occasions. A native of Upper Marlboro, Maryland, Ben studied at the Interlochen Arts Academy with Debbie Chodacki before attending the Cleveland Institute of Music. In Cleveland, he studied with Linnea Neriem and performed with the Cleveland Orchestra. He also attended the Tanglewood Music Center for three seasons.

               Mr. Freimuth received his graduate degree from Rice University, studying for two years with David Peck. There he also met his wife-to be, Elizabeth Freimuth, who was later named principal horn of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra and is now principal of the Cincinnati Symphony.



26 September 2017

Senior VIP Karl Leister (Solo Klarinettist Emeritus in the Berliner Philharmoniker Master Class at the Milan Conservatory - VIP Luigi Magistrelli, Host

Milan, Italy




26 September 2017


VIP and Solo Clarinetist in the Istanbul (Turkey) Opera/Ballet Orchestra Ecesu Sertesen performs Recital at the Buffet New York Showroom - 5 PM

New York City

26 - 28 September 2017

2nd International Master Class with VIP Sabine Meyer

Rome, Italy

29 September 2017

WA Concert Series - VIP Charles Neidich, Director


29 September 2017

Paris, France

29 - 30 September 2017

30 September – 8 October 2017

VIP Yehuda Gilad – Clarinet – Aurora Master Class/ Trollhättan

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