Louis Gangale, instructor of Clarinet and Saxophone, has performed, toured, and recorded extensively with The Cleveland Orchestra and is currently Principal Clarinet of The Cleveland Pops and The Cleveland Chamber Symphony. He has received acclaim from distinguished composers, conductors, and critics for his interpretations of contemporary works. He has performed in solo concerts and with chamber orchestras throughout the region and has presented clarinet programs for the Rainbow Series of The Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall.
On the CIM faculty since 1976, Mr. Gangaleʼs students have gone on to pursue music degrees at many major universities including conservatories and Ivy League schools. He is nationally known as a woodwind repair technician specializing in the acoustics of woodwind instruments. Mr. Gangale has held faculty positions at Wooster College, CWRU, and The Cleveland State University. He holds the B.M.E from Baldwin-Wallace and the M.M. from The Cleveland Institute of Music, where he also pursued doctoral studies under Theodore Johnson. Other instructors included Stanley Hasty and David Shifrin. Mr. Gangale is ﬂuent in instructing and performing on all members of the clarinet family as well as saxophone.
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March 31, 2015, 7:30 pm
Paul Schenly, host
CIM@CMA | Music in the Galleries
April 1, 2015, 6:00 pm
Cleveland Museum of Art
Students from CIM and the CWRU early music program present a wide range of repertoire in this series of early evening performances. To make your evening even more musical, attend the 8pm CIM Orchestra Concert at Severance.
Presented in collaboration with the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Case Western Reserve University Music Department.
Cleveland Museum of Art | 11150 East Blvd, University Circle
Preparatory: Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony Concert
April 1, 2015, 7:00 pm
Perry High School, 4325 Manchester Ave., Perry, OH
Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony II – Concert Winds
Daniel Crain, conductor
Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony II – Symphonic Winds
Melissa Lichtler, conductor
Perry High School Symphonic Band
Bradley Hruska, conductor