ClarinetFest® 2023

ClarinetFest® 2023 — Celebration 50 Years of the International Clarinet Association

ClarinetFest® 2023 will take place in Denver, Colorado, USA, July 5-9. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the International Clarinet Association, the Artistic Leadership Team — Wesley Ferreira (Artistic Director), Jana Starling, Emily Kerski, Joshua Gardner and Copper Ferreira — looks forward to this major celebration by presenting a wonderfully diverse and comprehensive musical and artistic program with the theme “Our Global Community: Past, Present, Future.”

ClarinetFest® 2023 will be held at the Westin Westminster, easily accessible from the Denver International Airport and with awe-inspiring views of the majestic Rocky Mountains. This conference site will provide ample space for events and exhibits all in one convenient central location.

The Westin Westminster is offering ClarinetFest® attendees discounted price points for onsite lodging. Limited rooms are available at a reduced rate. Please book your room now at the following link:

Additionally, the conference location offers a variety of restaurant options and entertainment in the area. International Clarinet Association members are invited to submit performance and presentation proposals for ClarinetFest® 2023 linked to the theme of “Our Global Community: Past, Present, Future.” The committee seeks to have a wide selection of diverse performances and presentations and especially in the 50th celebration year, encourages participation by our members from all across the globe. The maximum time allotment for a performance or presentation proposal is 25 minutes.

Please find more information and submit proposals through the Google Form portal. Please click the button below to be taken to the application form. Please note that there are two separate applications for lectures and performances. 

The deadline for applications is October 1, 2022. Please note there is a $20 application fee to submit a proposal. Performing in an evening concert is by invitation only. Evening concert performers are invited by the Artistic Leadership Team in consultation with the ICA Board. General questions can be sent to