Janis McKay
Janis McKay
Bassoonist • Educator • Author
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International Clarinet Association: ClarinetFest 2018

  • Conservatorium aan Zee 36 Romestraat Oostende, Vlaanderen, 8400 Belgium (map)

Nicole Molumby, flute
Leslie Moreau, clarinet
Janis McKay, bassoon

Drs. Nicole Molumby, Leslie Moreau, and Janis McKay travel to Ostend, Belgium to perform at ClarinetFest 2018 hosted by the International Clarinet Association. 

About ClarinetFest 2018
ClarinetFest 2018 will take place in the beautiful city of Ostend, Belgium, July 6-11, 2018. Artistic Director Eddy Vanoosthuyse will be assisted by the family of the late Guido Six (Chantal, Bert and Gaby). The annual International Clarinet Association-conference is presented in partnership with the City of Ostend. There will be performances by the Brussels Philharmonic and the Brussels Jazz Orchestra. Also appearing are the Band of the Royal Guides, the Royal Navy Band, the Flemish Chamber Philharmony amongst others. There will be an extra concert by the Brussels Philharmonic with Academy Award winner Nicola Piovani (La Vita è Bella), conducting his film music and the world premiere of his clarinet concerto.

About the International Clarinet Association
The International Clarinet Association is a community of clarinetists and clarinet enthusiasts that supports projects that will benefit clarinet performance; provides opportunities for the exchange of ideas, materials, and information among its members; fosters the composition, publication, recording, and distribution of music for the clarinet; encourages the research and manufacture of a more definitive clarinet; encourages communication and cooperation among clarinetists and the music industry; and encourages and promotes the performance and teaching of a wide variety of repertoire for the clarinet. To these ends, the association is dedicated to fostering communication and fellowship of clarinetists on a worldwide basis through publishing a quarterly scholarly journal, The Clarinet, producing an annual clarinet festival, ClarinetFest®, supporting a research library with materials available to all members, and promoting a variety of other endeavors related to the clarinet and clarinet playing.