Clarinet Mega Day returns in 2015!

The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music presents: 

Clarinet Mega Day III 

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Monash University School of Music invites all clarinet players to the Clarinet Mega Day III. Come along for a day of all of things clarinet. Featuring masterclasses with leading professionals, orchestral excerpt class, a warm up session, vendor exhibits, panel discussions and VCE masterclasses. Also, why not join in and perform with the Monash Clarinet Mega Day Clarinet Choir?!

For those of you who are unable to attend we will be live streaming! 

     PaulChampion      DavidGriffiths

(from left to right:) 
Philip Green – Associate Principal Clarinet, Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra / Former Principal Clarinet, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Philip Arkinstal – Associate Principal Clarinet, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Paul Champion – Principal Clarinet, Orchestra Victoria 
David Griffiths – Ensemble Liaison / Senior Lecturer in Clarinet, Monash University

YehudaGiladAnd now announcing a masterclass with master clarinet teacher Yehuda Gilad! Yehuda Gilad is one of the finest clarinet teachers in the world today and is currently Professor of Clarinet at both the Colburn School Conservatory of Music and the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music.

Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to learn from the best! 



8:30                Registration

9:00                Welcome and warm up session with David Griffiths

9:45                Masterclass with Yehuda Gilad

11:15              Break

11:30              Masterclasses with Philp Arkinstal, Philip Green, David Griffiths

1:00pm          Lunch

2:00pm          Orchestral excerpt mock audition competition

3:00pm          Panel Discussion with (PA, PG, PC, DG)

3:45pm          Break

4:00pm          Masterclasses with Paul Champion, David Griffiths

5:00pm          All in Clarinet Choir Rehearsal

6:00pm          Dinner break

7:00pm          Final evening concert

Masterclass Information

Masterclasses are offered by some of Australia’s leading Clarinettists. There will be open classes, orchestral excerpt classes, and VCE student masterclasses.

To participate in a masterclasses, please submit a brief CV with this application, the masterclass fee and the registration fee. You will be notified by email as to your participation in a masterclass and what literature you should prepare. Participation is on a first come first serve basis.

Please email a brief CV and preferred masterclass repertoire to:


Registration fee: $50 (for all attendees)
Masterclass participant: $70 (additional)

Payment Options
(1)   Credit Card Payment: Payment can be made online and the required details registered at the following website:

(2) Cheque/Money Order: Please enclose a cheque/money order made payable to Monash University and forward to: School Executive Officer, School of Music, Building 68, Monash University VIC 3800.