In conjunction with the 190th Anniversary Celebration of renowned clarinet maker, Buffet Crampon, the Singapore Clarinet Festival (SGCF) is a two day event organized by The Band World.

Held on 29 and 30 November 2015 (mark your dates!) at the Arts House, the celebratory festival puts together an exciting programme for budding clarinetists and music enthusiasts. The highlights include,

a. Solo Clarinet Masterclass

by Florent Héau (Buffet Crampon Clarinet Artist)


Buffet Crampon Clarinet Artist – Florent Héau

A renowned teacher, Florent Héau is clarinet professor at the Paris CRR and at the Osaka College of Music in Japan. He studied at the Paris Conservatory (CNSM de Paris) in Michel Arrignon’s class, and has quickly established himself as one of the most important figures of the French clarinet school. He has also appeared as a soloist with the European Camerata, the Orchestre de Bretagne, the Orchestre de Picardie, the Orchestre de la Basse-Normandie, the Orchestre de Nancy, the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, the Polish Radio Chamber Orchestra and the Prague Chamber Orchestra, to name a few.

b. Ensemble Masterclass

by Ma Yue (Singapore Symphony Orchestra Principal Clarinetist) for the winner of each division in the competition

c. Product Exhibition

by The Band World and MusicGear

d. Mass Clarinet Choir

Make history by joining the largest Clarinet Choir ever assembled in Singapore, and play alongisde many of Singapore’s top clarinetists!

e. Clarinet Ensemble Competition

  1. Rules and Regulations
  2. Repertoire for Division A
  3. Repertoire for Division B
  4. Competition Prizes
  5. Application Form

f. Gala Concert

held in the historical chamber, featuring

  1. Singapore Symphony Orchestra Clarinet Quartet
  2. Combine Clarinet Choir of Singapore Wind Symphony, The Philharmonic Winds and West Winds
  3. Division A 1st Prize Winner & Division B 1st Prize Winner from the competition

For more information and updates, visit the SGCF official website, or follow them on Facebook!


Written By Editor

A contributing editor at TBP.