Clarinet Academy

Ohio State’s highest priority is the health and well-being of our community, and the university follows public health guidance in all decisions.

We hope to return with our full complement of Youth Summer Music Programs for 2021. Check these web pages often for updates.

We look forward to seeing you in Summer 2021.

The four-day Clarinet Academy provides high school clarinetists with a unique opportunity to develop as musicians; engage with peers; work with Ohio State faculty, clarinet students and alumni; and enjoy the college experience on campus. Activities include private lessons, master classes, chamber ensemble participation and more.


Caroline Hartig, director of Clarinet AcademyProgram director:
Professor Caroline Hartig

Registration for 2021 will open on February 1.

Program Highlights

  • Private lessons
  • Master classes
  • Technique, literature and theory classes
  • Daily coached chamber ensembles
  • Performance opportunities

Daily Schedule Overview

  • Sunday — 1:30 p.m. to approx. 9 p.m.
         All students audition on Sunday afternoon for placement in chamber ensembles and for the Student Solos Concert.
         Students should come prepared to audition on a solo piece of their choosing.
         Bring piano scores as appropriate.
  • MondayTuesday — 9 a.m. to approx. 9:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday — 9 a.m. to approx. 3 p.m.

Clarinet Academy Concerts — All performances are free and open to the public.

  • Monday, 8 p.m. — Counselors Concert
  • Tuesday, 8 p.m. — Student Solos Concert
  • Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. — Finale Concert

A detailed daily schedule will be provided approximately three weeks prior to the start of the program.

For students entering grades 9 – 12 in the 2021 – 2022 school year, and 2021 high school graduates.
All students must bring their own instruments. In addition to their B-flat clarinet, students may bring E-flat or bass clarinets, if desired.
3. 2020 FEES
  • Commuter: $375 — Tuition and T-shirt only. No housing or meals.
  • Resident: $475 — Tuition, T-shirt and housing with three meals per day.
4. REGISTRATION DEADLINES for 2021 will be announced.

Registration for 2021 will open on February 1.


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