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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University of Arizona Clarinet Studio

The University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music presents a Guest Artist Series recital featuring the PEN Trio; Nora Lewis, oboe; Phillip O. Paglialonga, clarinet; Eric Van der Veer Varner, bassoon. The free-admission performance will take place on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in Holsclaw Hall.

The internationally celebrated and groundbreaking PEN Trio bridges performance and scholarship to bring the woodwind trio to life. Passionate educators and innovators, these virtuosic performers delight and entertain with world-class artistry, and engage audiences with thoughtful conversations about the music they share. Members of the trio pour their scholarship into dynamic, colorful performances, which invigorate the traditional trio d’anches for the 21st century.

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University of Arizona Clarinet Studio

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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 ... See MoreSee Less

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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