ICA Committees

About ICA Committees

The ICA is committed to utilizing the talents and generosity of its members to further its mission to help clarinetists all over the world. We have established the following committees to help the organization achieve the most good.

The members you see listed here are the chairs, core members, and ex-officio members of these committees, but each committee has open meetings that all members are invited to attend. You can register to attend an upcoming open meeting by clicking the Upcoming Meeting button.

For more information about how you can be involved in the ICA committees, please contact Jessica Harrie at EDO@clarinet.org.

Clarinet Enthusiasts Committee

The ICA Clarinet Enthusiasts Committee seeks to create appealing activities within the ICA for the adult enthusiast clarinetist.

College and Pre-Professional Engagement Committee

MISSION STATEMENT: The College and Pre-Professional Engagement Committee supports college undergraduate, graduate, and pre-professional (degreed but not yet employed) clarinetists by helping them find resources and mentorship to be successful in reaching their career, performance, and other goals by creating initiatives and events that further this purpose.

Diane Barger

Ex-Officio Member

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access Committee

The International Clarinet Association Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access Committee will support, advocate, promote and develop the ICA’s commitment to nurturing an environment that celebrates equal opportunity for the members and discourages discriminatory practices and treatment. We foster an inclusive community that is representative of the diverse cultures, backgrounds and life experiences of our membership. We honor, represent and respect all clarinetists regardless of traits such as color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, neurodiversity, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information. We support change and development for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access for the global clarinet community. In accordance with our mission of inspiring, educating and serving the global clarinet community, we embrace individual differences and foster equity by eliminating barriers and welcoming new constituencies into the ICA.

Cecilia Kang

Co-chair

Spencer Prewitt

Co-chair

Anthony McGill

Advisor

Catherine Wood

Ex-Officio Member

Jessica Harrie

Ex-Officio Member

Health and Wellness Committee

MISSION STATEMENT: The Health and Wellness Committee will sustain a dialogue with the ICA membership year-round to educate clarinetists about health and wellness topics with the goal of cultivating a healthier clarinet community

Kip Franklin

Ex-Officio Member

New Music Committee

MISSION STATEMENT: The New Music Committee serves the International Clarinet Association membership and the clarinet community by embracing new music opportunities, projects, collaborations, pedagogy, diversity, and hosting competitions. This committee discusses current initiatives and ways for the ICA to support composers, students, and performers of new clarinet music by working together and listening to the community it serves; creates new music performance and composition opportunities; encourages diversity and inclusivity of composers and styles; and brings composers, performers, and members of the clarinet community together.

Christopher Nichols

Ex-Officio Member

Jessica Harrie

Ex-Officio Member

Pedagogy Committee

MISSION STATEMENT: Our mission is to promote and provide sources of pedagogy to members of the ICA. We seek to provide diverse offerings for all ages and ability levels, from young players and their teachers looking for pedagogical material, to collegiate members, professors, and professional players.

Stacey DiPaolo

Co-chair

Kip Franklin

Ex-Officio Member

Social Media Committee

ICA Social Media Mission Statement: The mission of the ICA Social Media Committee is to use social media channels to educate, inform, and entertain a diverse international audience of clarinetists while promoting the values and mission of our organization.

Jenny Maclay

Chair

Christopher Nichols

Ex-Officio Member

Youth Involvement Committee

The Youth Involvement Committee creates and implements new initiatives designed to engage and involve beginners through high school students and advocates for the involvement of this age group in current ICA events.

Diane Barger

Ex-Officio Member

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