Clarinet Ensemble

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This advanced class is designed to teach jazz and improv for woodwinds of all voices, highest to lowest and is mostly focused on preparation for two concerts a year with Dance Clarinets and guest composers which will be streamed live for audiences. Must be able to read music and have a 3 octave pitch range. Improv experienc a plus. Can be combined with private lessons. By audition only. 10 student maximum.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, class for the Fall 2020 term will be held in the Recital Hall with social distancing measures in place. Masks are required, except when playing instruments.


JD Parran

JD on his teaching style: “My focus is to be of service to my students, and in doing so, making them receptive to the knowledge I’ve gained through my more than 50 years as a composer, performer and improviser. My