Clarinet Day

Clarinet Day 2018

MYO Clarinet Day 2018

The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York (MYO) presented our first ever Clarinet Day on Sunday, April 22, 2018, from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington, NY. Clarinet Day was open to clarinetists of all ages and levels from Long Island and the Tri-State Area. Thank you to all of our clarinet performers and participants in the masterclasses and clarinet choir!

Clarinet Day featured Masterclasses led by Anthony McGill, Principal Clarinet of the New York Philharmonic, and Bass Clarinetist, Composer, and Arranger Michael Lowenstern. Clarinetists ages 8-18 were given priority during the masterclass application process as MYO is a youth music training program.

The day also included an opportunity to participate in a Clarinet Choir conducted by Dr. Levana Cohen and the 50+ – piece choir played Michael Lowenstern’s arrangement of Uptown Funk, Londonderry Air, and Holst 2nd Suite in F Op. 28, No. 2


Masterclass with Anthony McGill,
Principal Clarinet of the New York Philharmonic

Photo Credit: Rob Davidson


2018 Clarinet Day Masterclass Performers

Anthony McGill Masterclass
Thomas Young, Telemann Sonata
Ju Young Yi, Mozart Clarinet Concerto
Kenny Kim, Weber Concertino
Nickolas Hamblin, Orchestral excerpts: Kodaly Dances of Galanta; Brahms Symphony No. 3; Rimsky-Korsakov Cappriccio Espagnole

Michael Lowenstern Masterclass
Alan Jian, Bernstein Sonata
Yoshi Takahashi, Babin Hillandale Waltzes
Isaac Buckman, Gaubert Fantaisie
Elin Hu, Poulenc Sonata


2018 Clarinet Day Schedule

  • 9:00 – 9:30 AM – Check In and Introductions
  • 9:30 – 11:30 AM – Clarinet Masterclass with Anthony McGill
  • 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Q & A with Anthony McGill
  • 12:00 – 1:30 PM – Lunch: Vendor station will be open during lunch for participants to try Vandoren mouthpieces, reeds, ligatures, and visit with a representative from Interlochen Center for the Arts to learn more about their clarinet programming
  • 1:30 – 3:30 PM – Bass Clarinet / Clarinet Masterclass with Michael Lowenstern
  • 3:30 – 4:00 PM – Q & A with Michael Lowenstern
  • 4:00 – 5:00 PM – Clarinet Choir reading session including Michael Lowenstern’s arrangement of Uptown Funk, Londonderry Air, and Holst 2nd Suite in F Op. 28, No. 2

The 2018 Clarinet Day Schedule is subject to change.


2018 Clarinet Day Sponsors Include:
Interlochen Center for the Arts
Vandoren
Wright Music

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Download Clarinet Day Program

Interlochen Center for the Arts