Tue May 23 | 4:00 PM

Clarinet Master Class

Carey Bell, clarinet

On Tuesday, May 23, Eugene Symphony guest artist Carey Bell will work with three talented clarinet students, as part of the Laura Avery Visiting Masters Series.


May 23, 2023 4:00 PM

Clarinet Master Class

Carey Bell, clarinet

Carey Bell, clarinet

On Tuesday, May 23th, join us for a Clarinet Master Class with our guest artist Carey Bell, who holds the seat of Principal Clarinet at the San Francisco Symphony and is a faculty member at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Bell will work with two University of Oregon clarinetists and one talented high school student from Sprague High School in Salem, OR. This event is part of the Laura Avery Visiting Masters Series.

All master classes are free and open to the public.

Master Class Program:

Claude Debussy: Premiere Rhapsody
Darius Yehnert, clarinet

Igor Stravinsky
: Three Pieces for Solo Clarinet
Joohwan Song, clarinet

Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream
Zoltan Kodaly: Dances of Galanta

Logan Leister, clarinet

About Carey Bell:
Carey Bell became SFS Principal Clarinet and occupant of the William R. & Gretchen B. Kimball Chair in 2007. A former member of the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, he has held principal positions with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and the Syracuse Symphony, and served as acting principal clarinet of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, and as guest principal clarinet with the Philadelphia Orchestra. After graduating with degrees in performance and composition from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, he continued his clarinet training at DePaul University and was a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. He joined the faculty of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in 2016.


Health & Safety

The health and safety of Eugene Symphony audience members, musicians, and staff members has been and will always be our top priority. We strongly welcome and encourage patrons who wish to continue wearing masks while attending performances to do so. We want all of our attendees to feel comfortable and accepted in your choice. You take care of you, we'll take care of the music and ensuring that your experience attending a Eugene Symphony concert remains exceptional.

For the most up to date health and safety protocols for our concerts, visit our Eugene Symphony Safety page.

LOCATION: The Studio at The Hult Center