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Clarinet Day scheduled for March 7

Elizabeth Crawford
Morehead State University's Department of Music, Theatre and Dance will host its 9th Annual MSU Clarinet Day, Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Baird Music Hall.  

Activities planned for the event include:  
  • Masterclasses for high school, college, and middle school clarinetists.  
  • Guest artist recital.  
  • Yoga for musicians clinic.
  • Play in MSU's Clarinet Honor Choir.   
  • Try out and purchase instruments and accessories.  
This year's guest artist will be Dr. Elizabeth Crawford, professor of music performance at Ball State University, where she teaches clarinet, pedagogy and literature. She has performed recitals and given master classes throughout the world, most notably in Poland, New Zealand and South Africa. An active member of the International Clarinet Association, she served as the organization's advertising manager from 2016 to 2018. She has also been an active contributor to the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors.    

Dr. Lori BaruthThe event is sponsored in part by MSU's Department of Music, Theatre and Dance; Caudill College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Buckner and Sally S. Hinkle Endowment for Humanities; Morehead State Public Radio; Yamaha Corporation of America; Miles Ahead Music; Hurst Music; and D'Addario.  

To register for Clarinet Day or for more information, visit  

Additional information is available by contacting event host Dr. Lori Baruth, professor of music, clarinet, at 606-783-2490 or by email at

Top photo: Elizabeth Crawford
Bottom photo: Dr. Lori Baruth