Clarinet Chronicles: 5 Reasons You Should Attend ClarinetFest®
by Jenny Maclay
ClarinetFest® is only a few months away! Here are a few reasons why you and all your clarinet friends should make plans to attend ClarinetFest® this July:
- Meet clarinetists from around the world. The International Clarinet Association has members from around the world, and every year they gather at the annual ClarinetFest®. Meet international clarinetists and discover more about their country, music, repertoire, and culture.
- Make new friends. The best part about ClarinetFest® is that everyone you meet shares something in common – we all love the clarinet! Lifelong friendships have been developed through the ICA, and ClarinetFest® is like a great family reunion.
- Try a wide variety of equipment. Dozens of clarinet and music companies have booths at ClarinetFest® every year for you to try new equipment. Whether you’re looking for a mouthpiece, ligature, clarinet, music, reeds, accessories, or anything else clarinet related, you won’t leave disappointed.
- Discover new repertoire. Each day of ClarinetFest® is jam-packed with concerts, lectures, and presentations. You’re sure to find new repertoire ideas and sheet music throughout the program!
- Get inspired. There are few things more musically rewarding than spending five days surrounded by talented and passionate musicians. You’ll hear and meet some of the world’s leading clarinetists. Discovering this wonderful clarinet community will leave you inspired and motivated until the next ClarinetFest®!
We hope to see you at ClarinetFest® in Knoxville this summer!