Instructor
Joined in
2017

KEVIN

Instructor

Teaches Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone

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Teaches at:
Levels Taught

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Areas of Instruction

Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone

Education

B.M in Music Performance from the University of Texas at Austin, M.M from Florida State University, D.M.A from Arizona State University

About KEVIN

Kevin Clasen is a clarinet, saxophone and flute instructor. He holds a B.M. in music performance from the University of Texas at Austin, a M.M. from Florida State University, and a D.M.A. from Arizona State University. A specialist on Bass clarinet, he also received a Masters of Art from The Royal Conservatory of Ghent (Belgium) in Bass Clarinet performance. His teachers include Eddy Vanoosthuyse, Robert Spring, Frank Kowalsky, and Richard MacDowell on clarinet and Dan Puccio on Saxophone. Additionally a performer of historical clarinets, he studied Classical and Romantic clarinet performance with Vincenzo Casale in Ghent and Brussels, Belgium. As a clinician, he has coached young musicians at schools throughout Europe and the United States. As an orchestral musician, he has performed with The Brussels Philharmonic, The Phoenix Symphony, Arizona Opera, and Jeune Orchestre Atlantique and previously held the position of Bass Clarinetist of the Tallahassee Symphony. He has performed recitals throughout Europe and the United States, both as a soloist and as a chamber musician and often collaborates with composers in the commission of new works. His recent projects include the world premiere of composer, Trevor Gureckis’s, Programming Harmony, a work for clarinet and bass clarinet and the commission and premiere of Flemish composer, Norbert Goddaer’s Restless for clarinet and Piano.
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