ENMU Single Reed Celebration

ENMU Single Reed Celebration is an event full of performances, masterclasses, clinics, rehearsals, and camaraderie for clarinetists and saxophonists. Each year features different guest artists, a chance to meet and work with ENMU faculty, and an opportunity get to know ENMU students.

Registration Information

The event is free and open for single reed players from advanced middle school through a professional level. Students, community members, professionals and those with an affinity for single reed instruments are all invited to participate in events and take part in the festival clarinet and saxophone choirs.


Advanced high school students are also eligible to apply to perform in a masterclass setting and receive individual feedback on their playing. The day ends with a concert that features performances of the Festival Ensembles.

Schedule of Events

Opening Concert

Friday, Feb. 17, 2023 | 7 p.m.
Buchanan Hall | Music Building (MB)
Featuring special guest artists: Cheyenne Cruz, clarinet, Jeffrey Loeffert, and Miles Massicotte, piano
Free admission | Open to the general public | 575.562.2377

Single Reed Celebration Day

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023 | Music Building (MB)
Open to all interested clarinetists and saxophonists. Master classes, lectures, large ensemble rehearsals and performances will be held throughout the day.

Contact Dr. Pamela Shuler at [email protected] to register.
Register deadline: Feb. 13, 2023

Closing Concert

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023 | 4 p.m.
Buchanan Hall | Music Building (MB)
Join us for the world premiere of two works for combined Clarinet and Saxophone Choir, "Suite Autumn" by composer Blair Johnston and “Festival of the Reeds by ENMU alumnus David Bowman.
Free admission | Open to the general public | 575.562.2377