Symphony Series: A Joyful Mix
Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 7pm
Free "Inside the Music" Pre-Concert Talk, 6pm, Cordiner Lobby
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich - Concerto Grosso 1985
Mozart - Clarinet Concerto, A Major, K. 622
Shannon Scott, basset clarinet
Schubert - Symphony No. 5, B-flat Major
This concert is supported by Dick and Deb Simon, and made possible by Mozart's genius and Shannon's artistry.
Shannon Scott, clarinet
Shannon Scott is Assistant Professor of Clarinet, Music History and clarinetist for the Solstice Wind Quintet at Washington State University School of Music. In Fall 2014 Scott was appointed principal clarinet of the Walla Walla (WA) Symphony. In summers she teaches and performs at the Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro, North Carolina, and at the Red Lodge (MT) Music Festival. From 1988 to 2006 she was principal clarinetist of the Tulsa (Oklahoma) Opera Orchestra and the Tulsa Philharmonic Orchestra. Before joining the Tulsa Philharmonic she served as associate principal clarinet of the Orchestra of the Opera of Lyon, second clarinet for the Grant Park Symphony in Chicago, and played in the Marlboro Music Festival, where she participated in Music from Marlboro tours and recorded for the Marlboro Recording Society. Scott holds degrees from Juilliard, Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris, Conservatoire Regional Marcel Dupre, Yale University and Northwestern University. Member of the Scott/Garrison Duo (flute and clarinet) with husband Leonard Garrison, their CDs Barn Dances and Perennials are on the Albany Records label.