Andrew Sprung, Clarinetist & Educator

Jackson Symphony concert Saturday

The Jackson Symphony Orchestra will be performing Mahler’s First Symphony Saturday, October 13 at 7:30 pm.  The concert will be held at the Potter Center on the Jackson Community College campus.  For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.jacksonsymphony.org.

Traverse Symphony Orchestra

I am happy to announce that I am now the Second Clarinetist of the Traverse Symphony Orchestra in Traverse City, Michigan. This is an ensemble I have performed with previously as a substitute. It is an excellent ensemble and I look forward to being a regular member! Visit www.traversesymphony.org for information about the ensemble, including the 2012-13 season.

Spencer Prewitt Master Class

On Friday, February 24, clarinetist Spencer Prewitt will be giving a performance and master class in White Auditorium at Spring Arbor University. Mr. Prewitt will be performing during the regularly scheduled Music Lab, which begins at 3:50 pm; the master class will begin immediately after the performance. SAU students currently taking clarinet lessons will be performing at the master class and working with Mr. Prewitt. The events are free and open to the public.

For more information please contact the Spring Arbor University Music Department at (517) 750-6493.

Beginning of Semester for College private students

This week marks the first week of regular lessons for students at both Hillsdale College and Spring Arbor University. Hillsdale lessons will be each Wednesday; Spring Arbor lessons will be each Friday. Students, please check your email for times and locations and feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Traverse City/Interlochen

I will be in the Traverse City area later this week to teach a master class at the Interlochen Arts Academy and perform with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra. There will be no lessons Wednesday through Friday. For more information, please contact me or check out the calendar page.

Novi lessons resume August 17

Reminder to Novi students: there will be no lessons during the first two weeks of August. Lessons will resume on Wednesday, August 17 and will be at the regularly scheduled times. Please contact me if you have any questions. Have a great time at camp!

Chelsea Area Players Musical Production

The Chelsea Area Players will perform Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Chelsea High School Auditorium. Performances are Friday, July 22 at 8pm; Saturday, July 23 at 8pm; and Sunday, July 24 at 2pm. I will be performing in the pit on clarinet and saxophone. For more information & to purchase tickets, click here.

Arbor Opera Theater production of Carmen

Arbor Opera Theater will be giving four performance of Bizet’s opera Carmen June 16-19. I will be performing in the pit orchestra as second clarinetist. The performances will take place at Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor. For more details, visit Arbor Opera Theater’s web site.

South Lyon High School Band Concert Tuesday

On Tuesday, May 17, Director Kevin Cort and the South Lyon High School Bands will present a concert beginning at 7pm in the South Lyon High School Auditorium.  I will be performing with the Wind Ensemble as soloist on Rossini’s Introduction, Theme, and Variations.  Come support these talented young musicians!

Concert Saturday

This Saturday, May 7, I will be performing Weber’s Clarinet Concerto No. 1 with the Livingston Symphony Orchestra. The concert will be held at the Shalom Lutheran Church in Pinckney, MI beginning at 8pm.

Other repertoire on the program includes Verdi’s Nabucco Overture and Mendelssohn’s 5th Symphon.

For more details, visit the Livingston Symphony Orchestra’s web site, www.lso.org.