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   from the issue of March 22, 2007

Lowenstern to serve as ClariFest guest artist

The annual Midwest ClariFest is March 30 at the UNL School of Music. Events will take place in Westbrook Music Building and Kimball Recital Hall.


Midwest ClariFest is an outreach mission that serves a community of state and regional clarinetists from junior high through college, as well as teachers and band directors. The event will feature guest artist Michael Lowenstern, a master teacher and one of the country's leading producers of creative electro-acoustic music.

"Midwest ClariFest is a truly wonderful opportunity for clarinetists of all ages in and around the state of Nebraska to come onto the UNL campus to participate in numerous educational activities," said Diane Barger, associate professor of clarinet. "In addition to working with an internationally renowned clarinetist (Lowenstern) throughout the day in master classes, the participants will rehearse in a clarinet choir, hear my UNL clarinet studio clarinet choir perform, and enjoy other performances throughout the day."

While at UNL, Lowenstern will also meet with the composition students of professor Randall Snyder.

Lowenstern will offer a Midwest ClariFest concert at 7:30 p.m. March 30 in Kimball Recital Hall. Tickets are $5 general admission and $3 for students/seniors. Tickets are available at the door.

Registration for Midwest ClariFest will be accepted through the day of the festival. For more information, contact Barger at or 472-0582.



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