Clarinet and Saxophone Society Playday

Clarinet and Saxophone Society Playday
Date and time
01 Oct 2023 (10:15am - 6:00pm)

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

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Students: £10
CASS Members: £30
Non CASS members: £50 to include a free year’s CASS membership

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Laefer Quartet

2023 CASSGB Playday

Join the Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain for a day of performances, masterclasses and play sessions at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire on Sunday 1 October.

Highlights include:

Klezmer workshop with international duo Susie Evans (clarinet) and Silvia Csaranko (accordion)
Improvisation sessions with the multi award-winning jazz saxophonist and RBC Jazz tutor, Trish Clowes
World premières of works by Anna Appleby and Howard Skempton performed by the Laefer Quartet (pictured)

Anna Hashimoto and CASS GB president Richard Ingham will kick off the day directing clarinet and saxophone ensemble sessions. The event with cumulate with a massed single reed performance directed by James Rae, performances from visiting artists plus RBC alumnus Peter Cigleris will join the British Clarinet Ensemble directed by Nigel Wood.

Plus masterclasses, trade stands, presentations and more.

Running time approx. seven hours and 45 minutes