JANUARY

 

Low Clarinet Festival - USA


The International Clarinet Association’s first-ever Low Clarinet Festival takes place at Glendale Community College in Glendale, Arizona, January 5-8, 2023. This coincides with the 50th anniversary of the ICA and will be a celebratory event marking the growth of the ICA and the rise of low clarinet enthusiasts around the world.

Low clarinet festival

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Clariphonies - France


On 29 January in Péronne (Hauts-de-France), the Nord-Music association is organising a clarinet day for students from the region. On the programme: a trade fair around the partner brands, a concert by the students' ensembles, and the Borée ensemble with Lilian Lefebvre as soloist.

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Clariphonies


 

MARCH

 

Bois Do-Ré competition - France


Concours Bois Do-RéFor this second edition, the Nord-Music Association and the CRD of Calais are organising a competition reserved for three instruments of the woodwind family: clarinet, saxophone and flute. The jury will be composed of Véronique Cottet-Dumoulin (clarinettist at the Paris Opera), Damien Sliwa (Professor at the Conservatoire du Havre), Nathalie Lefèvre (Professor at the Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles), Michel Supéra (Professor at the CRR de Douai), Frédéric Basquin (Professor at the CRR de Lille), Laura Sepieter (Assistant Professor at the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles), Gareth McLearnon (Irish flautist of international reputation).

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Klaxo festival - Hungary


Liszt Ferenc Academy of MusicOrganised by the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in March 2023 in Budapest, the event features concerts by the most prolific saxophonists and clarinetists on the classical and jazz scene. The Academy will also organise instrument exhibitions, masterclasses and lectures alongside the evening concerts.

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APRIL

 

International Saxophone Festival Larissa - Greece


Larissa saxophone festivalOrganised by the Greek Saxophone Association, the festival will feature concerts, masterclasses, an instrument exhibition and a competition, with the presence of Johan Van Der Linden and Sarah Markham. See you on 8 and 9 April 2023 in Larissa!

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Nordic Saxophone Festival - Denmark


The Nordic Saxophone Festival is a week-long festival where saxophonists from all over the world can meet, work and create music together, focusing mainly on contemporary chamber works for saxophones.

Participation in the festival is free. Accommodation, food and transport are at the expense of the participants. See you from 31 March to 3 April in Aarhus!

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Andorra Sax Fest - Andorra


Larissa saxophone festivalAs one of the most important saxophone festivals in the world, the Andorra Sax Fest brings Andorra to life every year with concerts, masterclasses and a prestigious competition!

The 2023 edition will take place from 1 to 8 April and will feature masterclasses with Christophe Bois, Rob Buckland, Vincent David, Claude Delangle, Asya Fateyeva, Mariano Garcia, Nacho Gascon, Valentine Michaud, Daniel Gauthier, Philippe Geiss, Tomas Jerez, Valentin Kovalec, Jérôme Laran, Juan Pedro Luna, Nahikari Oloriz, Kenneth Tse, Nikita Zimin and Simon Diricq.

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Zurich International SaxFest - Switzerland


Established international artists and outstanding talents of the younger generation present a wide range of concerts from classical and contemporary music to jazz. The 2023 edition will take place from 2 to 9 April... More information to come!

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MAY

 

Selmer Clarinet Academy - USA


Selmer academyHeld at Michigan State University (USA) from May 30 to June 4, 2023, the SELMER Summer Clarinet Academy offers a friendly space for exchange and sharing, giving the participants a real motivation. On the program: master classes, private lessons, rehearsals with piano, recital evenings, instrument testing...

The 2023 faculty includes Guy Yehuda (Michigan State University, Lansing Symphony Orchestra), James Campbell (Soloist, retired professor at Indiana University), Kimberly Cole Luevano (University of North Texas), Maura Marinucci (Brussels Philharmonic), Robert Spring (Arizona State University), and Tasha Warren (Michigan State University, American Modern Ensemble).

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