Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Click on this link for the Midwest ClariFest 2013 brochure: MWCF '13
Participants under the age of 19 must have a parent or gardian Sign, Date and Return this form: MWCF Parent Gardian Information for their registration to be complete.
8:30-9:00 am Registration/visit display booth in lobby*
9:00-9:45 am Morning Recital - Dr. Diane Barger
10:00-noon Master Class #1 with Dr. Suzanne Tirk
12:00-1:00 pm Boxed lunch ($10 pre-paid) and informal discussion with David Kamran and Richard Viglucci (Hixson-Lied Doctoral Fellows)
1:00-1:45 pm Clarinet Choir Reading Session**
2:00-3:30 pm Master Class #2 with Dr. Suzanne Tirk
3:45 pm Mini-break
4:00-5:45 pm Potpourri Recital
5:45-7:30 pm Dinner Break
7:30 pm Evening Guest Artist Recital - Dr. Suzanne Tirk
*Visit the Dietze Music booth between 8:30 am and the noon hour
**Bring your clarinet (or bass clarinet) and enjoy this clarinet choirreading session for all participants!
Students interested in playing in the master classes should have permission from their private teacher or band director. Be sure to fill in the necessary information on the registration form and send your materials in early to be given first consideration.
NEBRASKA ALL STATE ETUDE SESSIONS
Nebraska high school students are welcome to join us for a session on the new Nebraska All State etudes! There will be a session for bass clarinetists and one for B-flat soprano clarinetists. Clinicians include Diane Barger and Cynthia Nichols for the soprano clarinet etudes and UNL Hixson-Lied Fellow, Richard Viglucci, for the bass clarinet etudes.
Teachers and/or parents will be responsible for chaperoning their own students who wish to find hotel accommodations. You are responsible for the cost dinner. There are several eating establishments within walking distance. The registration fee will provide a boxed lunch for all participants. If you have any dietary requests (i.e.: vegetarian, vegan), please notify us.
For more information about Midwest ClariFest contact Dr. Diane Barger at firstname.lastname@example.org
16th Annual Midwest Clarifest
Hosted by Dr. Diane Barger, UNL Professor of Clarinet.
Featuring guest artist Dr. Suzanne Tirk, Assistant Professor of Clarinet at the University of Oklahoma. And special guests: David Kamran and Richard Viglucci, Hixson-Lied Fellows at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
All clarinetists of middle school through college age are invited to participate. Clarinetists and band directors who teach privately or in the public schools are welcome to participate along with their students.
The School of Music, located on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus, is sponsoring all activities. All activities will take place in the Kimball Recital Hall, 11th & R Streets on the UNL Campus.
$10 (includes boxed lunch), payable by check only to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Dr. Diane Barger is Hixson-Lied Professor of Clarinet and member of the Moran Woodwind Quintet at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She is principalclarinet of Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra and is an active member of the International Clarinet Association (ICA) serving as Artistic Director for the 2012ICA ClarinetFest® in Lincoln, Nebraska and as an o?cer (Nebraska State Chair,2010-present and Past-Treasurer, 2000-2010). An active soloist, chamber musician, and master class clinician throughout the United States and abroad,Barger has been featured at numerous ICA ClarinetFests®, national clarinet symposiums, and College Music Society conferences. In addition to her work asa collegiate educator, Barger actively works with pre-college clarinetists and isinvolved in mentoring her cadre of clarinet instructors at Cornerstone Academyof Clarinet where she serves as Founder and Professor of Clarinet. Her primaryclarinet teachers were Frank Kowalsky and Robert Marcellus. Barger is a Bu?etGroup USA Artist/Clinician..
Dr. Suzanne Tirk is Assistant Professor of Clarinet at the University of Okla-homa, member of the Oklahoma Wind Quintet, and Director of the University ofOklahoma Clarinet Symposium. A dynamic performer and teacher, Dr. Tirk hastaught at several universities including Wichita State, Bemidji State, LawrenceUniversity, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, and Montana State. During hertenure at Wichita State University, she performed with the Lieurance Wind Quin-tet, and was Principal Clarinet with the Wichita Symphony Orchestra. She can beheard on the Lieurance Wind Quintet recording, Music from the Americas, re-leased by Summit Records in 2011. Dr. Tirk has established a national and inter-national reputation with numerous performances and masterclasses, throughoutthe United States, Canada, Brazil, Kazakhstan, China, Australia, Panama, and GreatBritain. She holds degrees from Lawrence University and Michigan State Univer-sity. Her teachers have included Elsa Ludewig Verdehr, Charles Neidich, TheodoreOien, Colin Lawson, and Fan Lei.