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CANCELLED: Faculty Concert: Connie Gitlin, clarinet
Sunday, March 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Connie Gitlin, clarinet
Yariv Aloni, viola
Yoomi Kim, piano
A program of works for clarinet, viola and piano by W.A. Mozart and Max Bruch combined with clarinet gems by Michele Mangani, Jeanne Singer and George Gershwin.
Principal clarinet with the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra since 1984, Connie Gitlin served that same role with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (1984-1996), Santa Fe Opera Orchestra (1995), Canadian Chamber Orchestra and Colorado Philharmonic. As a soloist, Gitlin has performed numerous times with the Winnipeg Symphony, Manitoba Chamber Orchestra and Musique Baroque Orchestra performing the works of Mozart, Rossini, Weber, Copland and Molter among others. Her solo recitals include appearances as an invited guest artist at the International Clarinet Congress both in Vancouver, BC and Cincinnati, Ohio and she performed recital works at the Einov Cultural Center in Tel Aviv in collaboration with musicians of the Israel Philharmonic. Professor Gitlin has previously served as Instructor of Clarinet at the Faculties of Music at the University of Manitoba, Brandon University and St. James Music Academy as well as maintaining a private teaching studio. Her teachers include Robert Marcellus, Larry Combs and Leon Russianoff. She is also a three-time recipient of Canada Council for the Arts grants.