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      About Lucas Gianini

      Lucas Gianini
      Lucas Gianini
      Music Teacher, Master
      Location: Charlotte, NC
      Speaks: Portuguese, English
      Instructs: Bass Clarinet, Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone
      Education: D.M.A. in Clarinet Performance, UNC-Greensboro (2022) M.M. in Clarinet Performance- Bowling Green State University (2017) B.M. in Music Performance and Music Education- UNC- Greensboro (2015)
      Performance Experience: Multiple solo performances at the International Clarinet Association's "Clarinetfest" and at College Music Society Conferences Performances with North Carolina, Greensboro, Charlotte, Western Piedmont, and Lima Symphony Orchestras, Bel Canto Opera Company, and former member of the Carolinas Wind Orchestra Performances with Earspace and F-PLUS Chamber Ensembles Chamber music tour of the US Midwest with Noise-to-Signal Ensemble 2016-2017 Several premieres of new music pieces for clarinet
      Teaching Experience: Private instructor in Charlotte, NC region since 2018 TA for UNCG Clarinet studio, 2019-2022 Worked with several middle and high school programs in Charlotte area as a guest instructor since 2018 UNCG Summer Music Camp counselor and private lessons, 2017-2019, 2022 Band Director for CMS 2017-2018 TA for BGSU Woodwind Methods courses, 2015-2017
      Teaching Philosophy: My goal as a teacher is to provide for my students an environment in which they are able to grow towards their greatest potential as a healthy, inspired, and engaged musician.

      Get to know Lucas Gianini

      Lucas Gianini has performed with the North Carolina, Greensboro, Charlotte, Western Piedmont, and Lima Symphony Orchestras, Greensboro Opera, Bel Canto Opera Company, Carolina’s Wind Orchestra and with ensembles across Ohio and North Carolina. An avid performer of contemporary music, he has taken part in the premiere and commissioning of several pieces for solo clarinet and chamber ensemble. In 2016-2017, Lucas was a founding member and toured with the Noise to Signal Ensemble, which premiered works for Reed Quintet and Piano. 

      Lucas was recently a winner of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s 2022 Student Artist Competition with John Corigliano’s Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra. He has received multiple performance invitations from conferences of the International Clarinet Association and the College Music Society. The most recent invitation to the ICA conference (Reno, NV in 2022) involves the commission and premiere of a piece for solo clarinet that features the rare “fluting” technique by Erin Cameron. In addition, Lucas was a performer for the ICA’s “New Music Weekend” in 2021 and has regularly performed at the Charlotte New Music Festival as part of their “open mic” concerts. Lucas performed at the 2020 Clarinet Maestro Festival and was invited to be the Bass Clarinet Fellow at the (subsequently-cancelled due to COVID) 2020 Brevard Music Center. 

      Lucas currently teaches clarinet, saxophone, and flute lessons in the Charlotte, NC area. He has also taught online lessons to students as far as Texas. He has served as band director for multiple middle school programs in Charlotte, NC and regularly works with various local schools as a woodwind instructor. For several years Lucas has worked at UNC-Greensboro’s Summer Music Camp as both a counselor and private clarinet lessons instructor.

      Lucas holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from UNC Greensboro, where he also earned his Bachelor’s degrees in Music Education and Performance. Lucas earned his Master of Music degree from Bowling Green State University. His primary teachers have included Anthony Taylor, Kelly Burke, Kevin Schempf, and Andy Hudson.

      Lucas Gianini teaches at:
      8046 Providence Rd Suite C
      Charlotte, NC 28277
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