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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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