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George Mason Clarinet Day features “In the City at Night” for Basset Horn

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Shannon Kiewitt from “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band performs Jenni’s work In the City at Night for solo Basset Horn during the Dewberry School of Music Clarinet Day at George Mason University on Sunday, January 28, 2024. This work, originally written for English horn, is at times playful and fast like many lights blinking on just after dusk in the city.  At other times it is quiet and serene like the city streets that are empty in the early hours before dawn.  In creating this world, I wanted the listener to be left with thoughts and impressions of a city after dark, and the lone voice of the Basset Horn telling the story of a night adventure on the city streets.

Sunday, January 28, 2024 10am-4pm
deLaski Performing Arts Building, Fairfax Campus

Please join us for our Dewberry School of Music Clarinet Day on Sunday, January 28, 2024! The day will include master classes, performances, vendors, a wellness seminar, and more. This event will be led by Dr. Kathy Mulcahy, Director of Woodwinds and Clarinet Professor at George Mason University. We are thrilled to have special guest artist Shannon Kiewitt from “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band join us for the day. Remember to bring your instrument to play in the Festival Clarinet Choir!

This event is free and open to middle school, high school, and college students, along with teachers, parents, and community members.