Penn State to host Single Reed Summit Feb. 12-13

December 18, 2015

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State School of Music will host the 2016 Single Reed Summit on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12-13, on the University Park campus. 

The two-day event will include: several “potpourri" recitals, featuring numerous performers and chamber ensembles; featured artist recitals by Michael McDonald, clarinet (U.S. Navy Band), and Robert Young, saxophone (professor of saxophone, Crane School of Music); jazz performance and clinic by Andrew Bishop (professor of jazz saxophone, University of Michigan); concerto performances by summit co-hosts Anthony Costa, clarinet, and David Stambler, saxophone, with the Penn State Symphonic Wind Ensemble directed by Dennis Glocke; a jazz jam session led by acclaimed saxophonist and jazz educator Rick Hirsch; seminar with composers James Grant and Daniel Dorff; outstanding staff pianists Kathy Cinatl and Yu-Lien The; masterclasses; clinics; and a variety of sheet music, reed, instrument and supply vendors on site, including Yamaha, Buffet, (Mike Hammer) and Hickey’s Music (Ithaca, New York).

Performance proposals and masterclass applications from professional and student performers are currently being accepted. All are welcome to attend.

Visit for information, applications, schedules, and travel information. Additional information is available at or 814-865-1252.

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