Clarinet Day

Saturday April 28th, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

46 Marco Lane

Try out step-up and professional clarinets by Buffet Crampon and accessories by D’Addario Woodwinds, check out a reed care clinic, and don’t forget to stay for the Masterclass.

This event is for musicians interested in moving up to step-up and professional clarinets from Buffet Crampon and accessories by D’Addario Woodwinds.

There will be a wide selection of instruments to sample and would be ideal for advancing high school students and college students planning a career in music. Professional performers may also be interested in coming in to see the latest models and consider upgrading their instrument.

Scheduled Presentations

Reed & Mouthpiece Presentation with Jessica Harrie
2:00 – 2:45

Masterclass with Wallis Vore
3:30 – 4:30

Free and open to the public. 

Wallis Vore, D.M.A.
University of Dayton, University of Miami Wallis Vore, D.M.A, is a prominent freelance musician in Dayton, Cincinnati, and Northern Kentucky. She performs regularly with The Dayton Philharmonic, The Springfield Symphony, and The Blue Ash Symphony. Proficient on auxiliary instruments, she is often called upon to play E-flat and bass clarinet. Formerly an Artist-in-Residence and the Woodwind Coordinator at the Bay View Music Festival in Petoskey, Michigan, she currently spends her summers playing clarinet, bass clarinet, and saxophone at the Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre. Dedicated to education, Dr. Vore is the clarinet instructor at the University of Dayton and maintains a full private studio throughout Southern Ohio and Northern Kentucky. Her students perform regularly and often hold high chairs in the All-State ensembles in Kentucky and Ohio, Northern Kentucky Select Band and Wind Ensemble, Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble, and the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. She also directs the clarinet ensemble affiliated with the Tri-State Ensembles organization. Dr. Vore earned her Doctorate of Musical Arts with a cognate in Arts Administration, and Master of Music degree the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and her Bachelor of Music degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her principal teachers include Richie Hawley, Ron Aufmann, Steve Cohen, Ron deKant, and Dr. Charles West.
Jessica Harrie, D.M.A.
D’Addario Woodwind Clinician, Associate Editor of The Clarinet
Jessica Harrie is active as a freelance clarinetist and teacher in the Columbus, Ohio area. She serves as the associate editor of The Clarinet, as well as a member of the editorial board for submissions. She is a D’Addario Reserve Method Clinician for the state of Ohio. Harrie received her DMA in performance from Michigan State University, her MA in performance from Middle Tennessee State University and her BM in music education and performance from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her primary teachers include Guy Yehuda, Ted Oien, Caroline Hartig, Todd Waldecker and Gary Sperl.