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Clarinet Institute

The Clarinet Institute will focus on developing strong fundamentals, improving tone production, and enhancing technical skills. Daily classes and instruction are led by Ellen Breakfield-Glick. University of Michigan Faculty Director, Daniel Gilbert, reviews all auditions and works directly with Professor Breakfield-Glick to develop session content. Professor Gilbert provides lessons and masterclasses for participants via Skype.

U-M Faculty Director: Associate Professor Daniel Gilbert
Guest Faculty: Ellen Breakfield-Glick

Session Dates: June 30 – July 6, 2019
Priority Application Deadline: February 1, 2019
Tuition: $1,575

Components of the Clarinet Institute

  • Private lessons
  • Master classes
  • Etude and solo repertoire
  • Introduction to orchestral excerpts
  • Individual warm-ups
  • College audition preparation
  • Theory/musicianship classes

The Clarinet Institute application consists of three parts.

Applications are not considered complete until all required materials are received.

Application Checklist for Clarinet Institute

  1. Complete the Online Application
  2. Pay the non-refundable Application Fee of $75.00
  3. Upload your Audition Materials via Acceptd, the MPulse Online Audition Portal (details for each entry outlined in Audition Portal)
    1. Audition Video
    2. Headshot
    3. Recommendation Letter

Priority Deadline for all application/audition materials to be submitted is February 1, 2019.

Admission notifications for priority applicants will be e-mailed on March 1, 2019.

For priority consideration and notification, all application and audition materials must be received by the priority deadline. Applications may be accepted after the priority deadline for programs and/or instruments in which openings remain. Review, admission, and notification for late applications will be on a rolling basis. Space is limited.

Admissions decisions will not be given by phone.