Andrew Sprung, Clarinetist & Educator

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Seven Studio Members Earn All-State Honors

Congratulations to the following members of my studio who earned invitations to Michigan All-State Band and Orchestra: Lynette Lee – Clarinet, Novi High School James Chen – Clarinet, Novi High School Mao Sugiura – Clarinet, Novi High School Adi Sinha – Bass Clarinet, Novi High School Eric Ma – Clarinet, Novi Middle School Ethan Ko – […]

Upcoming Performances as Concerto Soloist

I will perform the Concertino for Clarinet and Band by Frank Bencriscutto with two ensembles in the coming months: Monday, November 11 at 7:00 pm with the Walled Lake Central High School Wind Ensemble (WLC High School Auditorium) Friday, December 13 at 7:30 pm with the Hillsdale Wind Symphony (Markel Auditorium on the Hillsdale College […]

Student Advances to final Round in International Competition

Andrew Li, a senior at Novi High School and member of my studio, earned an invitation to the final round of the International Clarinet Association’s High School Solo Competition. He is one of only six clarinetists worldwide to earn this distinction. The final round will take place in Knoxville, Tennessee during ClarinetFest 2019 (July 24-28). […]

Six Studio Members Earn All-State Honors

Congratulations to the following students, all of whom earned invitations to Michigan All-State Band or Orchestra: Andrew Li (Senior) – 1st chair clarinet, High School All-State Orchestra Lynette Lee (Junior) – 16th chair clarinet, High School All-State Band James Chen (Junior) – 23rd chair clarinet, High School All-State Band Adi Sinha (Junior) – 2nd chair […]

October Performance Schedule

The month of October features five orchestra concerts: October 5: Michigan Philharmonic (Plymouth, MI) Hector Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto Wael Binali: Earth: Plunder, Wound, Renewal, Hope Paul Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis Learn more October 14: Traverse Symphony Orchestra (Traverse City, MI) Johannes Brahms: Academic Festival Overture Aaron Copland: Clarinet Concerto (Jeanmarie Riccobono, […]

Baermann Method Part 3 for Bass Clarinet to Low C

My latest publication is now available through Alea Publishing: Carl Baermann’s Method For Clarinet: Part 3, Op. 63 adapted for Bass Clarinet to low C. Click here for more information or to purchase. Also available from Alea Publishing are my transcriptions for bass clarinet and piano of: Antonio Vivaldi’s Bassoon Concerto in G Minor, RV 495 […]

Student Wins MYAF Concerto Competition, Performs with Orchestra

On April 6 in Mount Pleasant, MI, studio member Andrew Li (a junior at Novi High School) was named one of four winners of the 2018 Michigan Youth Arts Festival Concerto Competition. On Friday, May 11, Andrew performed Carl Maria von Weber’s Clarinet Concerto no. 1 in F minor, 1st movement, with the Detroit Youth Symphony […]

Michigan Youth Arts Festival nominations

Congratulations to the following students for their recent Michigan Youth Arts Festival nominations: – Senior Ivy Purkiss and junior Andrew Li received invitations to perform in the clarinet section of the MYAF Honors Band – Junior Andrew Li (clarinet), junior Kyle Heslop (bass clarinet), and sophomore Adi Sinha (bass clarinet) were nominated as outstanding soloists […]

Upcoming Orchestral Performances

West Michigan Symphony: “Hollywood’s Greatest Melodies” Friday, February 9 at 7:30 pm Frauenthal Theater, Muskegon, Michigan Battle Creek Symphony Orchestra: “West Side Story In Concert” Saturday, March 3 at 7:30 pm W K Kellogg Auditorium, Battle Creek, Michigan Traverse Symphony Orchestra: “Beethoven + Shostakovich” Sunday, March 18 at 3:00 pm Corson Auditorium, Interlochen, Michigan

Solo Performance in Belgium, July 2018

I will be performing my bass clarinet and piano transcriptions as part of ClarinetFest 2018. This festival will be held in Ostend, Belgium July 6-11, 2018. More details will be announced at a later date.