Clarinet Studio at University of Arizona

​The clarinet studio at the University of Arizona offers the benefit of individualized study and personal attention. Students have the opportunity to have their learning experience tailored to their needs and career goals. The clarinet studio is a supportive environment where students have the social support to encourage each other in personal growth and development.

Studio classes are offered weekly with an abundance of performance opportunities and topics such as orchestral repertoire, career development, entreprenuership, reeds, new music, and performance anxiety. Students are encouraged to be creative, entrepreneural, goal-oriented, and collaborative. They also have the opportunity of attending many live performances and working with many world-class faculty and guest artists, as well as access to a state-of-the-art recording studio. ​

About the Professor

Jackie Glazier Assistant Professor, Music
Music Bldg, Room 250
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A versatile artist, Jackie Glazier is an active soloist, chamber musician, orchestral clarinetist, pedagogue, and advocate of new music. She has performed as a soloist throughout the United States and internationally in Paris, France, as part of the guest artist series at the Fondation Des États-Unis. Recent concerto activity includes multiple performances with university wind ensembles of Scott McAllister’s new "Concerto Americana," which Jackie premiered and helped commission. She will perform John Veale's Concerto for Clarinet with the Ocala Symphony this upcoming season.

An accomplished chamber musician, Jackie was selected as a finalist in the prestigious international 2016 Chesapeake Chamber Music Competition with the Cerulean Trio. As a founding member of the Cerulean Trio, she has performed nationally for diverse audiences, including performances on National Public Radio. Jackie has collaborated in a chamber music setting with members of the Chicago Symphony and Philadelphia Orchestra, and appeared at numerous chamber music series.  In addition, she maintains a residence as artist faculty for the Maryland Wind Festival, where she performs in the faculty double wind quintet and reed quintet. She is a founding member of Duo Entre-Nous, a saxophone and clarinet ensemble dedicated to the progression of new music.  Duo Entre-Nous has performed internationally and commissioned several works for the repertoire from composers in North America, Australia and France.

Jackie has performed regularly with the Orlando Philharmonic as principal, second, and e-flat clarinet for the past five seasons. She was appointed principal clarinet of the Ocala Symphony, where she served from 2012 to 2016, and has also performed with the Tallahassee Symphony and the Florida Orchestra in Tampa. Orchestral collaborations include many internationally renowned artists such as Renée Fleming, Joshua Bell and Yefim Bronfman. Jackie was the first-prize winner of the International Clarinet Association Orchestral Competition at ClarinetFest 2014.

Jackie is the newly appointed Assistant Professor of Clarinet at the University of Arizona, where she teaches applied clarinet and is a member of the Arizona Wind Quintet. Prior to her appointment she was Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clarinet at the University of Florida. She has presented guest master classes at University of Central Florida, Florida State University, Bethune-Cookman University, Valdosta State University, and McNeese State University. She has pursued degrees from Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, University of Florida, and Florida State University, and has studied with Richie Hawley, Karl Leister, Mitchell Estrin, Deborah Bish, Ixi Chen and Jonathan Gunn.

University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music

The mission of the Fred Fox School of Music is to prepare students as musicians, scholars, and teachers, and to provide the community with performance, scholarship, and education. The University of Arizona has offered instruction in music since the late 1800’s. Today, the Fred Fox School of Music ranks among the country’s foremost institutions of higher education in music.

A nationally and internationally recognized faculty of artists and scholars provides instruction, inspiration, and guidance to the School’s approximately 400 music majors. Fred Fox School of Music graduates hold significant teaching, performing, and administrative positions throughout the country and abroad. In the years ahead, The University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music will continue to play an important role in the training of performing artists, teachers, and scholars. ​

The School offers a wide variety of degree programs and musical experiences, and presents over 300 concerts and recitals each year. Performing ensembles tour both within and outside the state. Internationally known artists, scholars, and clinicians are brought to the campus for concerts, workshops, lectures, clinics, and master classes.

Scholarships / Resources

The UA Fred Fox School of Music has a very well-developed and diverse scholarship program. Your completed UA Application and Fred Fox School of Music Application and Audition serve as your application for scholarship consideration. There are a variety of ways in which financial assistance packages can be put together for students. These awards range from State of Arizona-based tuition remissions to Fellowships and privately endowed scholarships.

The Fred Fox School of Music Scholarship Committee endeavors to make awards to deserving students by April of each year after reviewing all recommendations following auditions and interviews by the various faculty panels, taking into account the needs of the Fred Fox School of Music. The successful student will demonstrate a high level of music accomplishment on a given instrument or voice, along with an admirable academic record and educational aptitude.

The clarinet studio offers a unique assistantship for a graduate-level student to be part of the resident ensemble, the Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet. In addition, the clarinet studio also has a teaching assistantship that is awarded to a deserving masters or doctoral student, who will assist Professor Glazier in teaching and administrative duties.

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The UA clarinet studio is busy stuffing swag bags for Clarinet Day 2018!! Join us on Sunday and pick up your bag of goodies! Register online at #uaclarinetday

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University of Arizona Clarinet Studio

Preregister online to receive $5 off Clarinet Day admission!

UA Clarinet DayJan 14, 10:00amThe University of Arizona Fred Fox School of MusicAbout:
Clarinet Day is an educational event for clarinetists of all age levels and abilities. There will be workshops, clinics, clarinet choir, and vendors with equipment to try and purchase.

Clarinet day – $25 (Full access to all events)
Accompanying Parent – $5
Jonathan Gunn Recital Only – $10
(Scholarships available to students with financial need)

What your Clarinet Day Registration Includes:
Welcome packet with reeds and other swag
Full access to all clinics and workshops
Access to Jonathan Gunn’s Master Class
Ticket to Jonathan Gunn’s Recital
Full access to vendor exhibits to try and purchase equipment
Clarinet choir reading session

9:30am Registration and Check-in
9:30am Vendor Hall Open
10:00am Clarinet Choir I Reading Session (recommended for beginner through intermediate level students)
10:00am “Upgrade Your Sound” Clinic w/ Dr. Jackie Glazier
11:30am Clarinet Choir II Reading Session (recommended for intermediate through advanced levels)
11:30am All State Etudes Clinic
12:30-1:30pm Lunch Break
1:30-3pm Jonathan Gunn Masterclass
3:15-3:45pm “How to Use Better Air Support” Workshop
4pm Jonathan Gunn Recital
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University of Arizona Clarinet Studio

For those who would like to watch our studio recital tomorrow night, you can tune in at the following link:

Clarinet Studio Fall RecitalNov 21, 7:00pmHolsclaw HallThis event will be broadcasted live on YouTube. Stay posted for details.
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University of Arizona Clarinet Studio

The Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet
Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
Holsclaw Hall, $Free

The Fred Fox Graduate Wind Quintet introduces its sixth generation with new members hailing from China, Brazil, Mexico and the United States. Sponsored by a generous donation honoring renowned horn player Fred Fox, the ensemble benefits from instruction by each member of the Arizona Wind Quintet. Under faculty tutelage, the members’ performance, recording, competition and academic activities are designed to develop these young, talented graduate students as future professional musicians and entrepreneurs.

Past students in the program have achieved success in a variety of forums including numerous campus appearances, a concert tour in China, a recital in Alamos, Mexico, as part of the prestigious Dr. Alfonso Ortiz Tirado Music Festival, as guest artists of the Bisbee Women’s Club at their For the Love of Music series, and at the Arizona Senior Academy. Further achievements include appearances in Pasadena as finalists in the Coleman Chamber Music Competition and in Atlanta as finalists in the Music Teachers National Association Collegiate Chamber Music Competition. In addition, the ensemble has been heard on Arizona Public Media radio broadcasts.


Eugène Bozza (1905-1991)
Allegro vivo

Divertimento No. 2
Jan Koetsier (1911-2006)

WoodWind Quintet Op. 79
August Klughardt (1847-1902)
Allegro non troppo
Allegro vivace
Andante grazioso
Adagio - Allegro molto vivace

Three Shanties
Malcolm Arnold (1921-2006)
Allegro con brio
Allegretto Semplice
Allegro Vivace

About the Artists

Ivo Dae-Seong Shin de Souza, flute

Ivo Dae-Seong Shin de Souza began flute studies with his aunt Regina Lima at the age of 13. Soon after, he entered the pre-college program at Rio Grande do Norte Federal University (UFRN) where he studied with Rodrigo Gouveia. At age 18 he began his undergraduate studies with Alexandre Johnson at UFRN. During this time he participated in the university's orchestras, performed in the Orfeo Concert Series, and attended master classes with Sergio Barrenechea, José Ananias, Jorge Salgado Correia, Julie Koidin , Toninho Carrasqueira and Philippe Bernold. Besides being an active performer, Ivo is strongly committed to teaching the flute. After finishing his undergraduate studies, Ivo was a substitute teacher at UFRN and taught flute for the National Program of Access to Technical Education and Employment (PRONATEC). He is now a first-year graduate student at the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music pursuing a Master of Music degree in flute performance under the instruction of Dr. Brian Luce.

Monserrat García Campos, oboe

Monserrat García Campos is a first-year graduate student at the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music pursuing a Master of Music degree in oboe performance under Dr. Sara Fraker’s mentorship. Before coming to the University of Arizona, Monserrat was active as a teacher and performer in Mexico. She was principal oboe in Orquesta Sinfónica de Michoacán, professor at Conservatorio de las Rosas, and teacher at Orquesta Comunitaria Sistema Michoacano de Fomento Musical – an organization based on the Venezuelan El Sistema. In 2009 she joined the prestigious Orquesta Sinfónica Juvenil Carlos Chávez, where she played both oboe and English horn for two years, performing under renowned conductors in both the United States and Latin America. In 2013, thanks to her excellent academic standing as an undergraduate student at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, she was selected for an exchange program with the Landen Konservatorium, where she had the opportunity to finish her music studies in Klagenfurt, Austria. She has participated in numerous master classes and workshops from renowned teachers such as Hansjörg Schellenberger, Thomas Indermühle, and Michael Turnovsky.

Baiyu Li, clarinet

Baiyu Li is an active clarinetist in both his home country and abroad. He graduated from Sichuan Conservatory of Music (China), where he spent seven years enhancing his technique in both collaborative and solo performing. He earned third prize in both the First Hong Kong International Clarinet Competition and the Urbel Clarinet Competition. He has served as a clarinet instructor to approximately 30 students in primary and middle school institution. Baiyu Li was a member of the Campus Student Philharmonic Orchestra (2010). He was invited by Korea Sangmyung University to perform in a clarinet quartet, and was also invited to perform with the Sichuan Philharmonic Orchestra, the Liangshan Philharmonic Orchestra, the Sichuan Conservatory of Music Teachers Philharmonic Orchestra and the Chengdu Philharmonic Orchestra. Currently Baiyu Li is in his first year as a graduate student at the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music pursuing a Master of Music degree in clarinet performance under the tutelage of Dr. Jackie Glazier.

Anne Cotin, horn

Anne Cotin completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she earned a Bachelor of Music degree with an emphasis in horn, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. During her time in Santa Barbara, she was a member of the UCSB horn studio and studied under Dr. Steven Gross. Anne performed in a number of ensembles on campus including the University Chamber Orchestra, UCSB Wind Ensemble, Maurice Falkner Brass Quintet, and Suzanne Falkner Horn ensemble. She also competed in the 2013 International Horn Competition of America. Anne attended the Summer Brass Institute at Menlo in 2015, where she took lessons and performed in master classes with members of the San Francisco Symphony. At the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music, Anne is beginning her first year as a graduate student in the Betty Katzen Horn Studio under the tutelage of Professor Daniel Katzen.

Jacob Fernandez, bassoon

Jacob Fernandez earned a Bachelor of Music degrees in education and performance from Lawrence University in the spring of 2017. His time at Lawrence provided five years of training in classical and contemporary music with professor of bassoon Carl Rath, as well as attendance in master classes with professional bassoonists, including Susan Nelson March, Ted Soluri, Marion Rienhard, and Brad Balliet. Recent accomplishments include pit bassoonist for the 2016 season of the College Light Opera Company in Falmouth, Massachusetts, reed five instrumentalist, and the world premiere of "Ataraxis 2.3” for bassoon and electronics by Isaac Mayhew at the 2017 International Double Reed Society Conference. Jacob is currently a first-year graduate student at the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music pursuing a Master of Music degree in bassoon performance under the mentorship of Dr. William Dietz. After completing his studies, Jacob looks forward to finding performance opportunities and becoming a music educator for students of all age groups.
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