Event is free and no registration required!
SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2018
AT MIDWEST MUSICAL IMPORTS
Free repairs, food, and instrument trials all day!
Location: MMI's Recital Hall
All levels of clarinetists (and parents & band directors) welcome!
STUDENTS--Win one of two student only prizes--a Buffet Prodige clarinet or a $250 clarinet scholarship!
SIGN UP TO WIN! (for all)--BG Duo ligature, wood glass plate reed case, Fobes Bb barrel, D'Addario Reserve reeds, Yamaha 4C mouthpieces, Legere reeds
GIVEAWAYS FOR ALL-Swag bags to the first 30 people in the door filled with reeds,
accessories, vendor swag and more!
Free small repairs during the event! A light lunch will be served during the lunch seminar.
A HUGE variety of clarinets from Buffet, Selmer, and Yamaha will be available for testing all day!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
10:00-10:15 Welcome and Clarinet trio performance with Gabriel Campos Zamora,
Tim Zavadil and Scott Anderson
10:15-10:50 Tim Zavadil: Bass clarinet and Eb beginnings (Band directors encouraged to come)
11:00-12:00 Scott Anderson and Gabriel Campos Zamora: Auditions and efficient practicing
12:15-12:45 Lunch with MMI Repair Techs: Maintenance and care of your instrument
12:15-12:45 Lunch with Tori Okwabi and Paul Schimming: Good Foundations/Q&A for
parents and band directors
1:00-1:30 Melissa Koprowski: Vandoren reeds and mouthpieces
1:40-2:10 Jennifer Gerth: Creating Harmony: The Mind-Body Connection
2:20-2:50 Forum--Entrepreneurship in Clarinet/Q&A with Karrin Meffert-Nelson,
Rena Kraut, Carley Olson, and Jan Scholl
3:15-4:00 Clarinet choir reading/rehearsal/performance: All are invited. Please bring
your music stand and your clarinet!
CLINICIANS AND PERFORMERS
Scott Anderson: Clarinet professor at St. Olaf College
Gabriel Campos Zamora: Principal Clarinetists of the Minnesota Orchestra and Buffet Artist
Jennifer Gerth: Clarinet professor at Augsburg College, St. Thomas University and University of Minnesota
Melissa Koprowski: Clarinet professor at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and Vandoren Artist
Rena Kraut: Director of the Cuban American Youth Orchestra and Clarinet professor at Gustavus Adolphus College
Allen Mannes: Midwest Musical Imports Repair Technician
Karrin Meffert-Nelson: Clarinet Professor at Gustavus Adolphus College and Principal Clarinetist of the Minnesota Opera
Tori Okwabi: Clarinet Specialist at Midwest Musical Imports and educator
Carley Olson: Clarinet performer and educator
Caleb Rassmusen: Midwest Musical Imports Repair Technician
Paul Schimming: Clarinet professor at Concordia University-St. Paul and GTCYS librarian
Jan Scholl: Clarinet professor at University of Northwestern and University of Minnesota
Tim Zavadil: Clarinetist and Bass clarinetist of the Minnesota Orchestra and clarinet professor at University of Minnesota
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Looking forward to seeing you on Saturday!!