2018 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)

  • Heinrich Sutermeister – capriccio for solo clarinet
  • Libby Larsen – Dancing Solo

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

Final round:

  • Shulamit Ran – for an Actor
  • One of the following:
    • Bruno Montovani – Bug
    • Donald Martino – Set for clarinet solo


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.