Andrew Sprung, Clarinetist & Educator

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.

MSU Wind Symphony concert webcast

Tomorrow (Sunday, April 17) at 3:00 pm Eastern, the MSU Wind Symphony and the Spartan Youth Wind Symphony perform at the Wharton Center. Composer John Mackey will be in attendance to introduce his works. For those who are unable to attend, there will be a webcast of the concert on banddirector.com.  Check it out online or in person!

Upcoming Performances

Sunday, April 17 – MSU Wind Symphony (with MSU Youth Wind Symphony)

Monday, April 18 – Solo performance at MSU Clarinet Studio Recital

Friday, April 22 – International Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, April 23 – International Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, May 1 – Chamber Music Recital

Saturday, May 7 – Solo performance with Livingston Symphony Orchestra

Be sure to check out the Calendar page for more details on each performance!

Facebook and Twitter

If you are a user of Facebook and/or Twitter, be sure to follow me on those sites!

Twitter: @ClarinetAS

Facebook page: search “Andrew Sprung, Clarinetist & Educator” – a URL will be coming soon.

Updates on these sites will include upcoming performances, lesson schedule information including cancellation due to weather, web sites of interest for musicians, and much more.

Performances with the Novi High School Wind Ensemble

In the coming weeks, I will be performing the Rossini Introduction, Theme, and Variations with the Novi Wind Ensemble conducted by Mark Hourigan.  There are two concerts:

Novi Middle School Bands & Novi High School Wind Ensemble

Wednesday, March 2 @ 7:00 pm

Novi Middle School Auditorium

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Novi High School Bands

Wednesday, March 9 @ 7:00 pm

Novi High School Auditorium

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Both concerts are free and open to the public.  Please some support the talented musicians of the Novi Middle School and High School!

January lesson schedule

My calendar page has been updated to include the entire lesson schedule for the month of January. Check it out and please let me know if you find any mistakes or need to reschedule.