2016 BAYLOR CLARINET FESTIVAL

This event is sponsored by Baylor University, D'addario, and Selmer Paris.

Baylor University Fourth Clarinet Festival 

Lyceum Series

Guest Artist Series II

2:20pm, Saturday, April 2nd.

 

Kenneth Grant Clarinet 

Kae Hosoda-Ayer, piano

Jun Qian, Eb clarinet

 

 

Le Tombeau De Ravel, Arthur Benjamin 

  (1893-1960)

 

J.S. Bach's Chromatic Fantasy BWV 903 for Unaccompanied Clarinet         Stanley Hasty 

(1920-2011)

 

Intermission 

 

Quattro Pezzi A Giovanni Punzi per clarinetto solo (2012),                             Antonio Fraioli

   (b. 1966)

 

Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Leonard Bernstein

(1918-1990)

 

" La Sonnambula" Opera Fantasy for Bb clarinet, Eb clarinet, and piano Luigi Bassi

(1833-1871) 

 

 

Kenneth Grant:   Associate Professor of Clarinet at Eastman school of Music ,  BM, Performer’s Certificate, Eastman. Studied with Donald Mattea, James Pyne, Stanley Hasty, Franklin Cohen, and Theodore Johnson. Assistant principal, Cleveland Orchestra European Tour (1990). Principal clarinet, Colorado Philharmonic (summer, 1970), Columbus Symphony Orchestra (1973-87), and Rochester Philharmonic (1987-). Soloist with Rochester Philharmonic and Columbus Symphony. Several premieres including Clarinet Concerto by Sydney Hodkinson (world premiere), and Benjamin Britten’s Concerto Movement for Clarinet and Orchestra (United States premiere), both with Rochester Philharmonic; Verne Reynolds’ Sonata for Clarinet and Piano and Fantasy Etudes for Clarinet, Percussion, and Piano. Soloist, Eastman Wind Ensemble Japan Tour (1994). Participant in Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium (June 1996), KlarFest at Ohio State University (July 1998), KlarFest in New Orleans (2001), International Festival at Round Top (2004, 2005), Aria International Summer Academy at Ball State University (2004, 2005). Faculty member, Eastman summer seminar in Hamamatsu, Japan (1998, 1999, 2000, 2002). Faculty member, Capital University (1978-87), Ohio Wesleyan University (1986-687), Eastman (1987-).