Learn to play clarinet
The clarinet is a family of woodwind instruments that have a single-reed mouthpiece, a straight cylindrical tube with an approximately cylindrical bore, and a flaring bell.
In classical music, clarinets are part of standard orchestral and concert band instrumentation. The Clarinet was also a central instrument in Jazz during the Big Band era until the 1940 when it’s prominence declined.
This instrument is also widely used around the world. For example, Popular Brazilian music styles of choro and samba use the clarinet.
Today, the clarinet is widely used as a solo instrument. Some prominet clarinetists include: Anton Stadler (1753 – 1812), Richard Stoltzman (1942) and Sabine Meyer (1959).
Amelia holds a DMA from the University of Minnesota in clarinet performance and additionally earned degrees from the University of Memphis, and Indiana University. She has collaborated with the Minnesota Orchestra, Minnesota Opera, and placed well in several competitions. Amelia is also a passionate and dedicated educator and is currently teaching privately at the Santa Monica Conservatory of Music.