LSM Newswire

Friday, January 15, 2010

Julian Bliss to Tour the United States

Starting in January, Julian Bliss, international clarinet soloist, will begin a tour of the United States, visiting Alabama, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Nevada. While on the road, Julian will present recitals, masterclasses, and clinics at universities and public schools in the South, Midwest, and Nevada. He will also make appearances at the Alabama and Illinois Music Educators Association Conferences. Stop by the Conn-Selmer booth at the Alabama Music Educators Association Conference in Tuscaloosa, Alabama January 20th - 23rd to meet Julian. He will also be at the booth during the Illinois Music Educators Association Conference January 28th - 30th in Peoria Illinois. On January 24th, Julian will present a recital and master class from 3 PM to 5 PM at the Recital Hall at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington, Indiana. 
Julian's tour through the Midwest will continue with appearances at Conn-Selmer dealers, public school districts, and universities in late January. The Band Source in Downer's Grove, Illinois will host a "Meet and Greet" with Julian on January 25th. Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois welcomes Julian on January 27th, where he will present a masterclass from 6 PM to 7 PM for the Department of Music at the Sloane College of Communications and Fine Arts. On January 26th, The Music Shoppe in Bloomington, Illinois will host an in-store event with Julian as well. Julian will visit schools in Elkhart and Mishawaka, Indiana on February 1st, followed by a visit to the Grand Rapids, Michigan area on February 2nd. Several school and dealer visits in the Detroit area are scheduled for February 3rd and 4th. The tour will conclude with a performance and school clinics in the Las Vegas, Nevada area February 5th and 6th. 

If Julian is in your area during the tour, please make sure to meet him and learn more about the new line of Bliss clarinets. For complete information please visit our artist news website at

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Friday, January 9, 2009

Julian Bliss to Launch Leblanc Bliss Line of Clarinets at NAMM

International clarinet sensation Julian Bliss, will attend the 2009 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, for the launch of the new Leblanc Bliss line of clarinets. Julian will be providing performances on the new clarinets as well as making himself available for interviews at the Conn-Selmer booth. For complete information please see the attached press release and photo.

Grant Johnston

Marketing Communications Manager

Conn-Selmer, Inc.

(574) 523-0701 Office

(574) 522-0334 Fax

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