Alexander Fiterstein

Clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein is recognized for playing which combines flawless technique and consummate musicianship with graceful phrasing and a warm soulful tone. Considered one of today’s most exceptional clarinet players, he has performed in recital and with prestigious orchestras and chamber music ensembles throughout the world.

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The Clarinet Academy with Alexander Fiterstein is a five-day course focused on advanced clarinet studies. The program is available for clarinetists sixteen years and older (younger students can attend with a parent) who want to develop all aspects of their playing and musicianship. 

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The Academy takes place at St. John's Episcopal Church in the beautiful Linden Hills neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota by Lake Harriet.

St. John’s Episcopal Church
4201 Sheridan Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55410

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Academy Events will Include:

·      Daily Masterclasses

·      Presentations

·      Faculty Recitals

·      Group Warm-ups

·      Clarinet Ensembles

·      Student Performances

Food and Lodging:

There is no meal plan for the week. There are excellent restaurants and cafés in the Linden Hills neighborhood within walking distance of the academy location.

Recommended hotels:

Millenium Hotel
1313 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 332-6000

Hyatt Regency
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 370-1234

Air Bnb - Minneapolis


Sample Schedule:

9-9:45 Group Warm-Up/Fundamentals (Lisa Perry)

10-12 Morning Masterclass (Alexander Fiterstein)


1-2 Afternoon Masterclass (Alexander Fiterstein)

2-3 Presentation

3-5 Clarinet Ensemble/Chamber Groups


7:30 Evening Recital

Tuition and Application:

Tuition: $575

To apply and reserve a spot for the clarinet academy please fill out the form below and link recordings by June 15, 2019.

If you have questions please email:


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