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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