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Clarinet Academy of America, is proud to be celebrating its 10th season! This collaboration between professors Robert DiLutis  of the University of Maryland and D. Ray McClellan of the University of Georgia.   The 5 days of master classes are hosted annually by both university campuses on a rotating basis. This year, the summer of 2020, the Academy will meet at the beautiful facilities of theUniversity of Maryland School of Music in College Park, MDoffering a host of training, master classes and performances.


This summer's CAA classes will include a wide variety of subjects and include private lessons and chamber music.  Classes will include Reed Making, Phrasing, How to Become a Master Teacher and an Audition Class.  Qualified applicants will be either college students, post-college students, professionals, and a select group of high school students.


4th Annual Chamber Music Contest for 2020:  Play with the Teachers.  Based on audition recordings, 2 - 4 students will be selected to rehearse and perform in a quintet with Robert DiLutis, D. Ray McClellan and our guest artists on a faculty recital.  


Yao Guang Zhai - Baltimore Symphony 

David Gould - American Ballet Orchestra

Reis McCullough - US Army Field Band 

David Drosinos - Shepherd University

Rick Vare - Marine Band 

Ben Redwine - Selmer Artist

William Blayney - Buffet Artist