Clarinet Mega Day Returns in 2016!

The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music presents

Clarinet Mega Day IV 

Sunday 18 September, 2016

The Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music at Monash University invites all clarinet players to the fourth annual Clarinet Mega Day. Come along for a day of all things clarinet! Featuring masterclasses with leading professionals, orchestral excerpt class, warm-up session, vendor exhibits, panel discussions and VCE masterclasses. Also, join in with a performance of from the Clarinet Mega Day Choir! All classes and rehearsals will be held at the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music Auditorium. Building 68, 55 Scenic Boulevard, Monash University Clayton (in the Performing Arts precinct, next to Robert Blackwood Hall).

Clarinet Mega Day, 2016 will feature Philip Green, David Griffiths and Philip Arkinstal. Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to learn from the best! 

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
David Griffiths – Ensemble Liaison / Senior Lecturer in Clarinet, Monash University



8:45            Registration
9:15            Welcome and warm up session with David Griffiths
9:45            Masterclasses
11:15         Break
11:30         VCE Masterclasses
12:30         Lunch
1:30           Orchestral excerpts and mock audition competition
2:30           Panel Discussion with Philip Arkinstall, David Griffiths and Philip Green.
3:15           Break
3:30           All-in Clarinet Choir rehearsal
5:00           Concert featuring the 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 David Griffiths at


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

Payment Options

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