VERMILLION, SD – The University of South Dakota will host several clarinet events this week in recognition of South Dakota Clarinet Day.
On Tuesday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m., clarinet students from the studio of assistant professor Luis Viquez, DMA, will host a concert performing original and arranged works for clarinet ensemble, including movie themes from “Aladdin” and “Up!”
On Thursday, March 29, the Department of Music and the National Music Museum will host the annual South Dakota Clarinet Day. This free event open to all clarinetists in the area regardless of age or level of expertise, will feature educational seminars from Jane Carl, professor of clarinet at the UMKC Conservatory and Jan Gippo, a former piccolist with the St. Louis Symphony, in addition to USD faculty. There will be performances, clarinet choir rehearsals and masterclasses throughout the day. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the National Music Museum.
For more information, contact Luis Viquez.