Curiculum and Events

  • Morning master classes: masterclasses taught by artist faculty members
  • Afternoon private Lessons: Each student receives one lesson from each member of the artist faculty. The academy boasts a 1:4 faculty-student ratio.
  • Henri Selmer Paris/Conn-Selmer showcase: Students will have an opportunity to test instruments in the Selmer Paris professional clarinet line.
  • Acoustic/repair Information session and adjustment provided by Selmer Paris Head Woodwind Technician Sebastien Fontaine and Conn-Selmer Product Development Technician Karen Stephane.
  • Evening recitals/activities: Evenings will feature recitals by Academy Artist Faculty and Academy students.

Schedule from 2017:

Day 1:

1:00 – 5:00 Arrival, Registration
5:30 – 7:00 Introductions, Welcome Dinner
7:30 – 8:45 Opening Faculty Concert

Day 2:

9:00 – 12:00 Master class
12:00 – 2:00 Free time, lunch, and rehearsals with piano
2:00 – 5:30 Daily Lessons
5:30 – 6:30 Chamber Music coaching
6:30 – 8:00 Dinner, free time and rehearsals with piano
8:00 – 9:30 Faculty Recital

Day 3:

9:00 – 12:00 Master class
12:00 – 2:00 Free time, lunch, and rehearsals with piano
2:00 – 5:30 Daily Lessons
5:30 – 6:30 Chamber Music coaching
6:30 – 8:00 Dinner, free time and rehearsals with piano
8:00 – 9:30 Faculty Recital

Day 4:

9:00 – 12:00 Master class
12:00 – 2:00 Free time, lunch, and rehearsals with piano
2:00 – 4:30 Daily Lessons
4:30 – 6:30 Students Recital
6:30 – 8:00 Dinner, free time and rehearsals with piano
8:00 – 9:30 HSP Academy Competition

Day 5:

9:00 – 11:00 Master class
11:00 – 1:00 Lunch, rehearsals with piano
1:00 – 3:30 Daily Lessons
4:00-5:30 Second Student Recital
6:00 Closing reception, farewell

Stay tuned for the Selmer Academy 2018 schedule!