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?!

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


8.30 Registration
9.00 Warm up session with David Griffiths
9.45 Masterclasses with Philip Arkinstal and Paul Champion
11.00 Orchestral excerpts, mock audition competition
12.00 Lunch
1.00 Open masterclasses with Philip Arkinstal and Philip Green
2.30 Panel Discussion with (PA, PG, DG, PC)
3.15 Break
3.30 VCE masterclasses with David Griffiths and Paul Champion
5.00 All in Clarinet Choir rehearsal
6.00 Dinner break
7.00 Final Evening Concert featuring Philip Green, Paul Champion, Philip Arkinstal, David Griffiths, and the Monash Clarinet Mega Day Clarinet Choir.

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.