Whitney Clair, from Rochester, New York, received a Bachelor of Music degree in trombone performance from the Eastman School of Music and a Master of Music degree in trombone performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music. Her primary teachers include Massimo La Rosa, Mark Kellogg, Dr. John Marcellus, and Mark Salatino.
Whitney currently holds the position of second trombone with the Firelands Symphony Orchestra and has performed with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the Akron Symphony, and other various ensembles in the Rochester and Cleveland areas. In addition to performing, Whitney actively pursues her other interests in music, including arranging and music theory. She currently teaches preparatory trombone and music theory at the Cleveland Institute of Music.
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Preparatory and Continuing Education
Dean, Preparatory and Continuing Education
p. 216.791.5000 ext. 252
p. 216.791.5000 ext. 371
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Building hours may differ from branch to branch.
Celebrating American Classics
March 7, 2015, 8:00 pm
A CIM Women’s Committee Benefit
Faculty Recital: Carolyn Warner & Friends XI
March 18, 2015, 8:00 pm
Carolyn Gadiel Warner, piano/violinPeter Salaff, violinDaniel Shapiro, pianoStephen Warner, violin, guest artistKim Nolen Gomez, violin, guest artistJames Umble, soprano/alto saxophone, guest artistDavid Lakirovich, violin, student artistIgnacio Cuello, viola, student artistTimothy Paek, cello, guest artist
Chamber Music Master Class
March 19, 2015, 7:00 pm
Cavani String Quartet
Annie Fullard, violin
Mari Sato, violin
Kirsten Docter, viola
Merry Peckham, cello