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University of Memphis Community Clarinet Festival

November 5, 2023

The 2023 University of Memphis Community Clarinet Festival is a free, fun, unique musical experience sponsored by the University of Memphis Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music.  

Clarinetists of all ages are invited to enjoy a day of events celebrating the clarinet. Class topics will include:

  • Group warm-up session
  • Reed adjustment
  • Instrument repair and maintenance
  • Performance master class
  • Clarinet choir reading session
  • Guest artist recital by Dr. Kimberly Cole Luevano



Event Details

3800 Central Ave., Memphis, TN 38111

  • Check-in will begin at 11:30 am in SFPAC and group sessions will include:

  • 12:00-12:30: warm-up session led by Dr. Robyn Jones
    Learn how to structure your warm-up session

  • 12:30-1:15: Clarinet repair/maintenance with Chris Humphrey

  • 1:30-3:15: master class with Dr. Kimberly Cole Luevano
    -Performance opportunity for high school and university students 
    -Tips for Building your technique

  • 3:30-4:15: Reed Class with Dr. Robyn Jones
    Hands-on class where you can try different methods of working on your clarinet reeds

  • 4:30-5:15: Clarinet Choir Reading Session

  • 5:30-6:30: Guest Artist Recital with Dr. Kimberly Cole Luevano, clarinet and Jonathan Tsay, piano (Harris Concert Hall)

Guests attending the Community Clarinet Festival have multiple parking options. View our parking map to plan your visit.

General Parking Lot (Lot 44 + 46): A general parking lot is located around the Scheidt Center with entrances on both Central Ave. and Poplar Ave. 
Handicap Parking: Several spaces are located near the east and west entrances of the Scheidt Center. 

Faculty + Guest Musicians

Robyn Jones Dr. Kimberly Cole Luevano
Robyn Jones>> Kimberly Cole Luevano>>