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MMI's 2nd Annual Clarinet Day!
May 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Come to MMI's Annual Clarinet Day! Come join us for multiple sessions!
Free repairs, food, and instrument trials all day!
Location: MMI's Recital Hall
All levels of clarinetists (and parents & band directors) welcome!
GIVEAWAYS! For students, sign up to win a Buffet Prodige clarinet or a $250 Clarinet Scholarship! For everyone else, we will have swag bags and be giving away reeds, ligatures and more!
Topics and presenters include:
- Tim Zavadil: Bass clarinet and Eb beginnings
- Scott Anderson and Gabriel Campos-Zamora: Auditions and efficient practicing
- Lunch with MMI Repair: Maintenance and Care of your instrument
Lunch with Tori Okwabi and Paul Schimming: Good Foundations/Q & A for Parents and Band Teachers
- Melissa Koprowski: Vandoren reeds and mouthpieces
- Jennifer Gerth: Creating Harmony: The Mind-Body Connection
- Entrepreneurship in clarinet:
- Rena Kraut: How to start a chamber group, performing in the Twin Cities, how to start a non-profit group
- Karrin Meffert-Nelson: How to start a private lesson studio, performing in the Twin Cities
- Carley Olson: How to start your own group and perform
- Jan Scholl: Military band as a career
- Clarinet choir reading/rehearsal/ performance--please bring your clarinet and a music stand!
MMI will have a large selection of clarinets and accessories for trial and sale throughout the day.
We hope to see you there!