Pedagogical Pathways Virtual Event at ClarinetFest® 2022

The ClarinetFest® 2022 Artistic Leadership Team, along with the ICA Pedagogy and Youth Committees, is excited to introduce “Pedagogical Pathways”, a special program aimed at teaching young and developing clarinetists. Events will occur live during Friday of ClarinetFest® 2022, July 1st.

Fitting with our theme of Connecting People, Ideas & Culture, we are pleased to invite music educators from around the globe to register to attend this special event on Zoom. Join us for panel discussions, engaging presentations, informative workshops and master classes, a recital of standard repertoire appropriate for emerging clarinetists, and even a sneak peek of the Exhibit Hall before it opens for the day! Registration is free and continuing education certificates are available by request to [email protected].

Free Registration includes access to the following events, both live and on-demand:

Pedagogy Pathways Schedule

(All events are listed in Pacific Time)

8:00am Welcome from the ICA Pedagogy Committee
8:30am Tour of the Exhibit Hall – A sneak peek before the hall opens
9:00am Wolfgang Lohff Presentation: “Finding Your Instrument, A Systematic Approach”
9:30am Suzanne Tirk Presentation: “Right Hand Pain: How Changes to Thumb Position Can Prevent and Heal Overuse Injury”
10:00am Julianne Kirk-Doyle Presentation: “Banishing the Blowout: A Path to Eliminating the Soft Palatal Air Leak”
10:30am Brandilyn Davidson Presentation: “Culturally Responsive Music Education”
11:00am Embouchure Check-up / Workshop
11:30am Youth Clarinet Choir Rehearsal
Noon Youth Committee Discussion
1:00pm Deborah Chodacki Master Class
2:00pm Christopher Nichols Recital
2:30pm Joshua Gardner and Stefanie Gardner Master Class
3:30pm Wrap up