The 2nd Annual Clarinet Academy with Alexander Fiterstein
July 6-10, 2017 Minneapolis

The Clarinet Academy with Alexander Fiterstein is a five-day seminar open to clarinet players who want to develop all aspects of their playing and musicianship. The program is available for clarinetists currently in high school or college as well as amateurs. 



The Academy will take 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 with Alexander Fiterstein

·      Recital by Fiterstein and Michael Brown

·      Group Warm-ups with Lisa Perry

·      Clarinet Ensembles

·      Student Performances 

Application and Tuition:

Full Participant Tuition: $575
Auditor: $200
Daily-Pass (non-participant): $50

** 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: by May 20th. The recordings are used for placement in clarinet ensembles as well as scholarship consideration.


Sample Schedule:

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

10-12 Morning Masterclass (Alexander Fiterstein)


1-3 Clarinet Ensembles

3-5 Individual Practice


7:30 Evening Recital


Special Rated Hotel:

Sheraton Minneapolis Midtown Hotel
2901 Chicago Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55407


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.


For questions and inquiries please email: