Competition Details:

Participants of the Academy will have the opportunity to compete at the Academy competition: the competition will be part of the academy’s curriculum. At the conclusion of the competition the 1st prize winner will be presented with a new Henri Selmer Presence Bb clarinet, selected by the academy’s artists. 2nd prize winner will receive a $1000 prize, and 3rd prize winner will receive a Selmer Paris Concept Bb Mouthpiece.

First round repetoire: (to be sent electronically)

  • Germaine Tailleferre – Sonata for clarinet solo
  • Gioachino Rossini – Theme and Variations

The deadline for first round recordings (audio/video) is April 1st.

Final round:

  • Theresa Martin – Gryphon for Solo Clarinet
  • One of the following:
    • Mario Castelnuovo-Tadesco – Sonata
    • Robert Muczynski – Time Pieces


First Prize: Brand new Selmer Presence Bb clarinet
Second Prize: $1,000 cash prize
Third Prize: Selmer Paris Concept Bb Mouthpiece

When registering, please ensure to indicate on the registration form your desire to compete in the competition.