Illinois Clarinet Day

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Illinois Clarinet Day


Dr. Gregory Oakes, Iowa State University
Dr. Iura de Rezende, University of Illinois
Dr. Janice L. Minor, University of Illinois

Registration is now open!

Illinois Clarinet Day offers high school and collegiate clarinetists the opportunity to perform in master classes, attend workshops and clinics. All are welcome to participate in a group clarinet choir with current University of Illinois students.

Exhibitors will include Buffet Crampon, The Music Shoppe, D’Addario Woodwinds, Vandoren/Dansr, Selmer, and Yamaha.


All serious clarinetists currently in high school or college are welcome to register. All registrants are invited to participate in the clarinet choir, and selected participants will perform for the master classes.

Advanced middle school students are also welcome to apply. Contact us for details.


Pre-registration: $30 (until April 3)

Late Registration/on-site registration: $35 (April 4-6)

2024 Clarinet Day Schedule Overview

Saturday, April 6, 2024
Smith Memorial Hall

8:30 AM |  Registration

9:00 AM |  Group Clarinet Choir Rehearsal

10:15 AM | Master Class with U of I Clarinet Faculty Dr. Iura de Rezende and Dr. Janice L. Minor

11: 20 AM | Break

11:30 AM | Master Class with Guest Artist Dr. Gregory Oakes

12:30-2:00 PM | Visit Exhibits and Lunch

2:00 PM | Circular Breathing Workshop with Guest Artist Dr. Gregory Oakes

2:30 PM | Clinic on extended clarinet techniques with Guest Artist Dr. Gregory Oakes

3:00 PM | Vandoren/Dansr Reed and Mouthpiece Workshop with Gary Winder

3:30 PM | Break/Visit Exhibits

4:15 PM |  Clarinet Choir Rehearsal

6:30 PM | Concert – Guest Artist, Dr. Gregory Oakes, U of I Faculty, U of I Clarinet Choir and Clarinet Day Festival Clarinet Choir     Free Event

Register for Clarinet Day

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