Chicago Historical Clarinet Workshop with Dr. Marie Ross

On the campus of Northeastern Illinois University


The Mozart Clarinet Concerto: Perspectives, A Panel Discussion. With former Princicpal Clarinetist of the Chicago Symphony, Larry Combs, Chicago Lyric Opera Principal Clarinetist, Charlene Zimmerman, and Dr. Marie Ross. Aug. 8, 7:30 pm



“Circa 1800” A recital of classical era works performed on historical instruments, including the Eberl Clarinet Sonata, the Beethoven Horn Sonata arranged for the basset-horn, and Mozart’s Kegelstatt Trio. Featuring fortepianist, David Schrader, and violist, Dave Moss.
Aug. 9, 7:30 pm



“Because of Mühlfeld” A recital featuring works inspired by clarinetist, Richard Mühlfed, including the Brahms Sonatas no. 1 and 2, and the Intermezzi by Charles Villiers Stanford. Played on an original Oskar Oehler clarinet (1890’s).
Aug. 10, 7:30 pm



DSC_0131-1 - CopyDr. Marie Ross is one of the most innovative leaders of the next generation of early music performers. Performing regularly on historical clarinets from the Baroque period through the early 20th Century, Dr. Ross is a true specialist of the clarinet. As Associate Principal Clarinetist of the French orchestra, Ensemble Matheus, she has performed with superstars like Cecilia Baroli and Lawrence Brownlee in the world’s most famous theaters like the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the Berliner Philharmonie, and Theater an der Wien. She also performs and records regularly with orchestras like Concerto Köln, Musica Aeterna, and the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin.
Dr. Ross studied as a modern clarinetist at the Eastman School of Music, San Francisco Conservatory, and the University of North Texas before traveling to The Netherlands to study historical performance at The Royal Conservatory of The Hague.
She can be heard chatting about her performing experiences, interviewing colleagues and artists of various disciplines, and about other topics like her historical clarinet collection on her podcast, Fidelio.


REGISTER HERE by filling out the following short form.  Registration is on a first come, first served basis and is not complete until your tuition is paid in full.  You will be invoiced upon acceptance of your registration.  Please note the option to “audit” the class which gives you access to all concerts and lectures but not the hands-on activities.  Thank you so much.