Wednesday, July 26, 2017 It has been an exciting day here in Orlando, Florida! ClarinetFest® 2017 kicked with a bang during the opening gala recital at 1PM. We heard incredible performances by 2016 Young Artist Competition Winner João Paiva, Stanley Drucker, Michele Zukovsky and Eddie Daniels. Other events from today’s program included a wonderful masterclass with Michelle Anderson that was aimed at adult amateur clarinetists, an exciting Mostly Quartets recital, and the Florida Collegiate Clarinet Choir concert. Our research competition also took place. The winner will be formally announced on Saturday evening during the awards ceremony. One of the most highly attended events of the day wasRead More →

carlino competition

Submitted by John Cipolla   Carlino is an Italian commune in the Province of Udine in the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region, about 50 kilometres northwest of Trieste and about 30 kilometres south of Udine. This tight-knit community organizes an international clarinet competition each year that attracts young professionals from throughout the world. The competition is a vibrant example of the highest artistic standards upheld by the organizers and jury through the demanding rounds of each level. The standards of evaluation are rigorous. Prizes are awarded according to performance ability and artistic maturity. This competition has a strong tradition of producing young artists who go on toRead More →