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10th Mercadante International Clarinet Competition - VIP Antonio Tinelli, Director - Bari, Italy - 16 - 19 October 2014
Winning Clarinet Quartet - Novacane Quartet
Chicago Clarinet Ensemble Clarinet Ensemble Competition - 18 October 2014 at Northeast Illinois University - Winner: Novacane Clarinet Quartet - VIP Rose Sperrazza, Director
Concert and Master Class at Baylor University Clarinet Studio in Waco, Texas with the Berliner Philharmoniker Woodwind Quintet and Master Class with VIP Walter Seyfarth - Dr Jun Qian, Host - 10 October 2014
Berliner Philharmoniker Principals VIP Stefan Dohr, legendary Principal Horn, Mike Getzin, VIP's Wenzel Fuchs, Wojtek Kostek, Alexander Boeder, and Eb Klarinettist Walter Seyfarth after rehearsal at Carnegie Hall
A special honors Party for Wenzel Fuchs with his friends from the New York Philharmonic with Pascual Martinez-Forteza, Walter Seyfarth, and Newly appointed Solo Clarinetist in the Philharmonic Anthony McGill
Wenzel Fuchs coaching Master Class Students
Wenzel Fuchs, Pianist Joan Allen, and Christy Banks performing Mendellsohn's Concertpiece No 2
Recital bows with Joan Allen and Wenzel Fuchs
8 Oktober - Wednesday - Millersville University, Pennsylvania - VIP Christy Banks, Host
Rutgers Clarinet Students with Wenzel Fuchs and Maureen Hurd-Hause
Wenzel Fuchs Recital with VIP Maureen Hurd-Hause with Mendellsohn Concertpiece No 2
Master Class and Discussions
Wolsted Kostek, Wenzel Fuchs, and Host Maureen Hurd-Hause, and enthusiastic Students getting an autograph
Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, with VIP Maureen Hurd-Hause, Host - 5 Oktober
Moravian Master Class Students with Wenzel Fuchs
Penn State University Clarinet Students with Professor Tony Costa with Maestro Fuchs
Performance Preparation of Alfred Uhl Divertimento for Four Clarinets performed with Allentown Symphony Clarinet SEction including VP's John Schwartz abd Directort Deborah Andrus and Clarinet Choir Reading
Deborah Andrus in Rehearsal with Wenzel Fuchs, and Major Lunch affair with Faculty, Allentown Music Director VIP Diane Wittry, with Honored Guests and Wenzel Fuchs
Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, VIP Deborah Andrus, Director, in Collaboration with the Allentown Symphony, VIP Diane Wittry, Conductor - 4 Oktober
ChamberFest Cleveland outreach concert with Student String Quartet from the Cleveland Institute of Music (Commodore String Quartet) with Senior VIP Frank Cohen performing Mozart and Weber Clarinet Quintets 26 September 2014 - performed at a Social venue the Wine Spot in Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Principal Clarinetist Peter Wright and Composer Judith Cloud at World Premiere of her HiJinx for Clarinet and Orchestra
VIP Peter Wright begins his 40th year with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra by performing two clarinet works - Rossini Introduction, Theme and Variations, and Judith Cloud, “HiJinx”Judith Cloud, “HiJinx”Judith Cloud's HiJinx, a world premiere of a piece he commissioned for the opening concert 25 September of the 2014-2015 season.
New York Philharmonic Premiere of Unsuk Chin Clarinet Concerto with Soloist Kari Kriikku, Alan Gilbert, Conductor - (U.S. Premiere–New York Philharmonic Co-Commission with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, and the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra) 23, 26, 27, 30 September 2014
Alfred Prinz - Renowned Clarinet Soloist, Orchestral Principal with Vienna Philharmonic, Pedagogue - In Memoriam - 22 September 2014
Senior VIP and Living Legend Stanley Drucker, Solo Clarinetist Emeritus of the New York Philharmonic, revisits Corigliano Clarinet Concerto with John Corigliano and the Manhattan School of Music Symphony Orchestra for revised updated Edition with rehearsals and complete performance with Conductor George Manahan - 20 September 2014
VIP Charles Neidich Acuff Chair of Excellence Residency at Austin Peay State University - Clarksville, Tennessee - 14 - 19 September 2014 - Professor Dr Mingzhe Wang, Host
VIP Boris Allakhverdyan, Solo Clarinetist in the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra with Melanie Wong
VIP Jon Manasse and Liam Burke, and student and Manasse with Melanie Wong, Artist Repair Technician
New York University - NYU Clarinet Day at the Buffet Crampon NY Showroom! NYU Clarinet Prof Christopher Bush with his new clarinet class visits the NY Showroom, working with our repair technician Melanie Wong & trying out out all of our Buffet Crampon clarinets along with VIP's visiting and conferring - 13 September 2014
Participants including Charlene Zimmermann (Chicago Lyric Opera), Michele Zukovsky (Solo Clarinetist in Los Angeles Philharmonic), Franklin Cohen (Solo Clarinetist in Cleveland Orchestra), and Host John Bruce Yeh (Associate Solo Clarinetist in Chicago Symphony), all VIP's
University of Delaware (Newark) Clarinet Day with VIP Julian Bliss, Christopher Nichols, Host - 4 September 2014
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