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Clarinet Day

The 31st Annual UCF Clarinet Day goes virtual this year! Join us for a free day of guest artist performances, masterclasses and more! This year’s Clarinet Day features guest artists from around the country including Paula Corley, Andrea Cheeseman and the clarinet-guitar duo, Jâca.


Register here to save your free spot for this virtual event. Open to all students and clarinet enthusiasts.


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Featured Guest Artists



Clarinet-Guitar Duo

Jâca is a Los Angeles based duo ensemble that reaches beyond the bounds of classical music. Comprised of clarinetist Wesley Ferreira and guitarist Jaxon Williams, their virtuosic and engaging concerts stimulate emotion, inspire imagination, and promote cultural understanding. Jâca champions innovation, redefining the traditional concert experience through their entertaining and unique stage presence and by inviting audiences to experience the very best of humanity through the communicative and communal power of music. Constantly expanding the repertoire by arranging and creating original works as well as commissioning new ones, Jâca performs music that ventures beyond genre…

Andrea Cheeseman

Andrea Cheeseman

Clarinetist, Teacher, New Music Advocate

Andrea Cheeseman is a clarinetist and teacher living in Columbia, South Carolina. Throughout her career, she has been committed to playing good music and collaborating with inspiring people who challenge her. A versatile performer, Cheeseman frequently performs as a soloist and chamber musician. Although she regularly performs traditional repertoire, she is an advocate of new music and is a sought-after performer of electroacoustic music written for clarinet and bass clarinet. Wishing to promote electroacoustic music, she has toured extensively, giving recitals and masterclasses throughout the country…

Paula Corley

Paula Corley

Clarinetist, Music Educator

Paula Corley is a clarinetist and music educator with 40 years of teaching experience from middle school to university level. She is the ‘mayor’ of Clarinet City and the clarinet instructor at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin. Paula is a chamber music judge for the National Chamber Music Festival (Music for All) and recently completed a two-year term as the Pedagogy Chair for the International Clarinet Association. Originally from Mississippi, Paula grew up without access to clarinet lessons which sparked a lifelong interest in research for developing players. She is a graduate of Mississippi State University (BME) where she was named Alumnus of the Year in 2012-13 and Southern Methodist University (MM)…