Clarinets for Conservation

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Image 1The Clarinets for Conservation formed 4 years ago to champion the threatened Mpingo, or African Blackwood tree, and promote awareness of the tree’s plight in Tanzania. C4C strives to further sustainable practices by actively engaging students and the community with music. Arizona educator and Clarinetist Katie Palmer is part of the effort.

Clarinetist Katie Palmer will be joined by her colleagues in a recital celebrating the Heart of the African Blackwood,Saturday, November 15, 5pm, at the Desert Foothills United Methodist Church. The Program includes new works by American and Tanzanian composers—and proceeds will further the efforts of Clarinets for Conservation. For complete details, visit

-Jane Hilton