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Blaz Sparovec wins Nielssen Competition 2019



Missing clarinet:

Leitner & Kraus B-flat clarinet serial number 05470.

The clarinet was in a small black and gray softshell case with only place for one clarinet from the brand Thomann (This brandname is printed on the case). Attached to the case was a card with the name Jesse. There was also a Maxton/Gleichweit mouthpiece with a Rovner ligature and a plastic mouthpiece Cap and a blue clarinet swab and two clarinet barrels (56.0 and 57.0 mm) inside the case.

Inhouse-Fair 2019

April 12th - 14th
at the SCHWENK & SEGGELKE workshop, Bamberg

Clarinet Hacks with Jochen

Episode 2 now on YouTube.


Presentation of the contrabass clarinet CLEX

Information and wold premiere recording:



Visit our YouTube Channel


New CD

"Mozart etcetera"
Basset Horn Trios by Clarimonia

Read more & listen...

New Barrel Page

Learn about our numerous barrel offerings!


„Opportunity Window“

Browse our selection of immediately-available instruments


Music samples

Listen to our Clarinets online! On our webseite you'll find several audio samples from music records featuring international artists.

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News & Infos: Archive

International Music Competition „Concours de Genève”
from October 27th until November 14th 2018 in Genève, Switzerland

SCHWENK & SEGGELKE, Das Blashaus, and clarinet solutions are joining the event as exhibitors from November 4th to 6th.

Further Information at

ClarinetFest® 2018

July 6. - 11. in Ostend (Belgium)

Meet SCHWENK & SEGGELKE with Clarinet Solutions and the Blashaus at Belgium.

 Informationsflyer downloaden.

More Information at

14ème Journée de la Clarinette, Lausanne

12 novembre 2016, Conservatoire de Lausanne

Grande exposition et possibilité d’essai
Masterclass avec Patrick Messina
Promotion des jeunes - présentations et ateliers


5th Prague Clarinet Days
20th International Clarinet Fetival Žirovnice

July 02.-05., 2016 / July 06.-09., 2016

SCHWENK & SEGGELKE at the Netherland's Klarinetfestival 2016, Amsterdam

Friday, April 8th

Further Informationen on

Multiphonics Festival for creative Clarinet Music

23.9. - 4.10.2015 in Cologne, and Frankfurt, Stuttgart, and Fulda (additional events)

Program and futher information:

SCHWENK & SEGGELKE at the 4th European Clarinet Congress of the European Clarinet Association

11-13 Dec 2014, Katowice (Poland)

"Clarinet developement from baroque to our times"
presentation Dec 11. from 10.30 a.m.

Further information at

Inhouse Fair at SCHWENK & SEGGELKE

April 04. - 06. at the workshop in Bamberg
Have a look at the workshop, test our clarinets, and experience excellent concerts with interesting guests.

Further information on the german language version of our website

Concours Debussy

International Clarinet Competition
Paris, April 22nd. - 27th., 2014

Further information on website

Leos Janacek International Competition in Brno

September 21st. - 26th., 2014

Further Information on the Internet

Eb-Clarinet medalled German Musical Instrument Award 2013

The new Eb-Clarinet by SCHWENK & SEGGELKE was awarded at the Frankfurt Music Trade Fair 2013.

SCHWENK & SEGGELKE wurde bei der Frankfurter Musikmesse mit dem Deutschen Musikinstrumentenbaupreis ausgezeichnet

Have a look at the newspaper article from April 12th, 2013:
Download news article (PDF, german languange)

Prague Clarinet Days 2013

SCHWENK & SEGGELKE joins the Clarinet Days in Prague - we are looking forward to meeting you!

Prague June 30, - July 4, 2013
Zirovnice July 4, - July 8, 2013

Exhibition with new instrument models, replicas of historical instruments and useful clarinet equipment by SCHWENK & SEGGELKE.

Opening Concert with Clarimonia on July 1, 2013, at Villa Bertramka.

Further information at

Review on our in-house exhibition 2012

This year the SCHWENK & SEGGELKE trade fair at the Workshop in Bamberg took place from March 16th to 18th. Here you can view some photos from the event:

SCHWENK & SEGGELKE at ClarinetFest® 2011

Los Angeles, California, USA
August 3-7, 2011 - Redwood Hall, room no. 180, booth no. 815

SCHWENK & SEGGELKE is represented at the ClarinetFest® in 2011 in Los Angeles. We would be pleased about a visit at our stand. Please ask for special fair prices and offers!

We are looking forward to see you in Los Angeles!

Have a look at the ClarinetFest®-Homepage.

Trio Pleyel

plays works by Werke von Sobeck, Walthew, Pleyel et al.

Juli 08. 2011, 8.00 p.m. in the "KLAngwerkstatt" at SCHWENK & SEGGELKE

Informationen | Klarinettenwerkstatt Schwenk & Seggelke

Find more Pictures in our Photogallery

Vandoren at SCHWENK & SEGGELKE, on 3rd of November 2011

Meet our special guests on 3rd of November 2011: the world famous manufacturers of high class reeds and mouthpieces. Take the opportunity to test the latest reeds and interview the specialists personally.

We are looking forward to meeting you on November 3rd, from 2.00 p.m. at our workshop.

Informationen | Klarinettenwerkstatt Schwenk & Seggelke

Workshop Klezmer-Improvisations with Helmut Eisel, and Concert

14.01.2011, 15 p.m. until 16.01.2011, 16 p.m.

Including entrance to the concert at SCHWENK & SEGGELKE.

Fees: active € 180.-/€ 150.-/passive: € 100.- (fees incl. notes and materials).

Read the informationflyer with application form here: Workshop Eisel 2011 (PDF, german language)

European Clarinet Association Research Competition
(5. and 6. November 2010)

Call for Papers

The German special magazine rohrblatt organizes a research competition in order to include a series of scholarly papers and presentations in the festival as well as to support European research on the clarinet. rohrblatt solicits proposals for presentations (such as papers or lecture-recitals) on any topic related to the clarinet. Presentations should be designed to be no more than 25 minutes in lenght. Each person is limited to one proposal. The language of the proposals and presentations is English, and a paper should be delivered in person at the meeting by its author. Applicants whose proposals are accepted will be notified by August 15, 2010. The accepted abstracts will then be placed on the the societys website ( where information about all aspects of the conference will be available.

The first price will be 300,- and a guaranteed publication in rohrblatt in the first issue of 2011.

The jury consists of 3 international specialists :

  • President : Colin Lawson, director Royal College of Music London
  • Heike Fricke, editor Rohrblatt, musicologist
  • Wolfgang Lohff, instrument maker

To submit a proposal, please send the following:

1. An abstract (1500 words) fully describing the content of the proposed presenatation.

2. An author identification sheet containing the authors name, address, phone numbers, and email address, if applicable. Please list all the equipment needs for the proposed presentation. This sheet should also contain a biographical sketch of the author (limited to 150 words), as you would like it printed in the conference program.

The above materials must be received by June 30th, 2010.

Please send to:

Workshop: Klezmer-Improvisations with Helmut Eisel

at the Schwenk & Seggelke workshop, Bamberg,
from Nov. 27th, 15pm to Nov 29th 2009, 16pm.

The participation fee includes visit of the concert "Clarinet Colours" with Helmut Eisel & JEM on Saturday, Nov. 28th 2009 at Schwenk & Seggelke.

Flyer and application form (german language, PDF)

Master course with Prof. Charles Neidich

Charles Neidich On January, 16th to 19th 2009 a master course with with Prof. Charles Neidich will take place at SCHWENK & SEGGELKE.

The number of 'active' participants is limited to 10, 'passive' participants without limitation.

We will visit the concert in the Bamberg Symphony Hall together (Ticket already included in the workshop charge).

Rooms are available at the adjacent hotels and restaurants, e.g.:
Hotel Post Phone: (0) 951/980260
Brauerei Spezial Phone: (0) 951/24304
Brauerei Fässla Phone: (0) 951/26516 oder 22998
Bamberger Weissbierhaus Phone: (0) 951/25503

On Friday, January 16th, 20h, there is a concerto in the "Sinfonie an der Regnitz" concert hall in Bamberg, featuring Charles Neidich, clarinet, Michael Sanderling, cello, and Katsura Mizumoto, piano.

Download Application Form (PDF, 130 KB, german language)

Bio Charles Neidich (in english, PDF)

Clarimonia: Concert- and Workshop-Tour to Japan

Trio Clarimonia

24th - 30th of August 2008

25.8. 19:00 Concert in Joetsu
27.8. Concert at Ishimori Ltd. in Tokio
28.8. Workshop at Ishimori Ltd. in Tokio
29.8. Tama

download Flyer (PDF, japanese language)

View picture gallery with impressions from Japan

Ishimori Ltd., Japan

 Visit Ishimori Ltd. - Our trader in Japan

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