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Major concert at the Maltz Performing Arts Center with Golijov  'Prayers and Dreams of Isaac the Blind',  and VIP Directors Diana and Franklin Cohen and Mike Getzin








ChamberFest Cleveland - VIP's Franklin Cohen and Diana Cohen, Directors - Cleveland, Ohio  -  15 June - 2 July 2016




California Clarinet Clinic - VIP Julia Heinen, Director - Los Angeles - 19 - 23 July 2016








Claremont Clarinet Festival - Pomona College - VIP Margaret Thornhill, Director, Assistant Director, Dr. Wendy Mazon - Claremont, California - 12 - 18 June 2016





Clarinet Warmups and Group Classes




Julia DeRoche in Master Class


Lift Clarinet Academy -   Wesley Ferreira,  Jana Starling, and Guest VIP Julia DeRoche as Faculty - Fort Collins, Colorado - 13 - 17 June 2016



VIP Charles Neidich Conducts Hyogo Pac Orchestra and Performs Weber 2nd Clarinet Concerto Op 74

Hyogo, Japan  - 10 - 11 June 2016




BBC Music Day with the BBC Concert Orchestra and VIP New Generation Soloist Annelien Van Wauwe


Bizet Excerpts from Carmen Suites No.1 and No.2
C. M. von Weber
Concertino for clarinet and orchestra
Stravinsky Firebird Suite (1919)
Arr. Patrick Bailey A Cornish Solstice
Bernstein Mambo from Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
L. Bassi
Fantasia da concerto ‘Rigoletto’
Ginastera Four Dances from ‘Estancia’


Truro, United Kingdom - 3 June 2016





Clarinetopia Students enrolled and Artist Faculty - back row:  VIPs Ayoka Oshima, Steven Cohen. Directors Michael Webster and Guy Yehuda, and Tasha Yehuda








Master Classes with Ayoka Oshima, Steve Cohen, Michael Webster, and Guy Yehuda




Mike Getzin with Faculty and Renowned Mouthpiece Craftsman Ramon Wodkowski, and Discussion with Oshima, Yehuda and Webster


Clarinetopia Clarinet Residence Seminar - Michigan State University - VIP's Michael Webster and Guy Yehuda, Directors




VIP Annelein Van Wauwe - Soloist with Nurenberg Orchestra - Mozart Clarinet Concerto K622 - Nurenberg, Germany - 22 May 2016




Bass Clarinet Fest - Antwerp, Belgium - 21 - 22 May 2016



Luis Rossi Master Class Weekend - Boston Clarinet Academy - VIP Jonathan Cohler, Director -

21 - 22 May 2016




VIP Ricardo Morales, while on Philadelphia Orchestra Asian Tour, gives Master Class at Tom Lee Music, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong - Andrew Simon, Host - 21 May 2016



Guest Conductor Louis Panacciulli and Soloist Stanley Drucker 


Senior VIP Stanley Drucker Soloist Performing Mozart Clarinet Concerto K622 with Rockaway-Five Towns Symphony Orchestra - Lynbrook, Long Island, New York- 7 May 2016




VIP Ricardo Morales Master Classes at the Milano Conservatory - VIP's Luigi and Laura Magistrelli, Hosts - Milan, Italy - 4 - 6 May 2016




Master Class with VIP Anthony McGill, Solo Clarinetist in the New York Philharmonic at California State University at Northridge - VIP Julia Heinen, Host - 2 May 2016




Milos Bjelica - Harold Wright Clarinet Merit Award - 2016 and Jason Russo - Honorable Mention Award


Boston Woodwind Society Harold Wright Merit Competition results - Boston, Massachusetts - 1 May 2016




VIP Richie Hawley, Professor at the Shephard School of Music at Rice University in Houston, Texas, gives a Master Class at George Mason University  - Fairfax, Virginia, Catina Franklin Sweedy, Host - 1 May 2016




VIP Ricardo Morales Performs Brahms Clarinet Quintet with the Dali String Quartet - Tulsa Chamber Music Series - Tulsa, Oklahoma - 1 May 2016




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2016 Headline Galleries


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