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.

The 3rd Annual Clarinet Academy with Alexander Fiterstein

July 9-13, 2018  Minneapolis, MN - USA

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 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
https://www.airbnb.com/s/Minneapolis--MN

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Sample Schedule:

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

10-12 Morning Masterclass (Alexander Fiterstein)

LUNCH

1-2 Afternoon Masterclass (Alexander Fiterstein)

2-3 Presentation

3-5 Clarinet Ensemble/Chamber Groups

DINNER

7:30 Evening Recital
 

Tuition and Application:

Tuition: $575

* Scholarships available. 

To apply and reserve a spot for the clarinet academy please send your name, contact information and recordings of two contrasting movements to: afclarinetacademy@gmail.com by May 1st, 2018.

The recordings are used for placement in clarinet ensembles as well as scholarship consideration.

 


Academy Recital Programs - 2017


Clarinet Academy Recital

St. John’s Episcopal Church
Monday July 10th, 2017 – 5 p.m.

Program will Include:

Klezmer Freilach -- Feidman/arr. Rubin
Divertimento No. 1, K.136 -- Mozart
Caprice for Clarinets -- Clare Grundman
Allegro con brio from Mozart's  Symphony no. 25 in g minor, K. 183 (arranged for clarinet ensemble)


Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet and Michael Brown, piano

St. John’s Episcopal Church
Monday July 10th, 2017 – 7 p.m.

Premiere Rhapsodie -- Claude Debussy
Sonatina for Clarinet Solo, Op.27 -- Rozsa
Barcarolle, Op. 60 -- Frederic Chopin
Michael Brown, piano                       
Sonata, Op. 110 -- Paul Turok
Grand Duo Concertante, Op. 48. -- Weber


For questions and inquiries please email: afclarinetacademy@gmail.com

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