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Swiss Clarinet Day in Bern on November 2nd, 2019

On November 2nd the next Clarinet Day of the Swiss Clarinet Society will take part in the Conservatory of Bern.


The program includes a.o.

  • different lectures and workshops :
    • Paula Häni: free Improvisation
    • Martha Rüfli: numeric writing instead of „normal“ scores
    • Nora Helbling: Music-physiologic exercises
    • Mia Schultz: Klezmerworkshop
    • Nils Kohler (Bern Symphony Orchestra): Basics for Bassclarinet
    • Richard Haynes: modern playing techniques
  • a time journey to the clarinets of the 18th and 19th century with the instument maker Andreas Schöni
  • Highlight of the Clarinet day: the debut concert of the newly founded Swiss Clarinet Orchestra
  • big exhibition of the most important clarinet makers and clarinet accessory brands with the possibility to test new developments and instruments
  • and – last but not least – there is the possibility to meet other clarinet geeks to get to know and talk to.

Cornelia Kindler, Bernhard Röthlisberger, Nils Kohler

Swiss Clarinet Orchestra: Repertoire

For all participants of the Swiss Clarinet Orchestra:

I have sent you the scores via mail, the parts have been distributed randomly. The parts are all very similar regarding how difficult they are to play. The repertoire is:

Philip Glass: Koyaanisqatsi
Bernard Hermann: Psycho – Prelude
Rolf Kühn: Contacts
Marco Santilli: Indaco*
Brent Fischer: Francis Paudras              
Rolf Kühn: Clarinet Connections*
Louis Sclavis: Christal

*the improvised parts will be distributed during the rehearsals.

Details regarding the location of the rehearsals on 28.09./12.10./26.10.19 will follow soon.
Have a nice summer!