Clarinet Academy

June 7 – 10, 2020

Hughes Hall

The four-day Clarinet Academy provides high school clarinetists with a unique opportunity to develop as musicians; engage with peers from around the state and region; 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

Program Highlights

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

Eligibility: For students who are entering grades 9 – 12 in the 2020 – 2021 school year, as well as 2020 high school graduates.
Instruments: All students must bring their own instruments. In addition to their B-flat clarinet, students may bring E-flat or bass clarinets, if desired.
Program fee – commuter: $375 — Tuition and T-shirt only. No housing or meals.
Program fee – resident: $475 — Tuition, T-shirt and housing with three meals per day.

Registration opens here on Feb. 1, 2020.


Registration Deadlines

  • Full registration deadline: May 13
  • Limited registration deadline: June 3

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.


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