Clarinet Cornucopia (Gregory Barrett) - NIU - School of Music

Clarinet Cornucopia



The 2018 Clarinet Cornucopia is being planned.


Saturday, April 15, 2017
The Composer Clarinetist

Seattle clarinetist Sean Osborn was here for a free day of concerts and master classes, including performances of his own work.

Sean Osborn is a former clarinetist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and a regular substitute in the clarinet section of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. He has been a student of Stanley Hasty, Frank Kowalsky, and Eric Mandat. Since his recital debut at the age of seventeen at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, he was a member of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and performed as guest Principal Clarinet with the New York Philharmonic, Pittsburgh Symphony, Seattle Symphony , and the American Symphony Orchestra.

Mr. Osborn is also a composer. His works include two Symphonies, an Oboe Concerto, Trombone Concerto, Wind Serenade, Sonata for Eb Clarinet (or Violin) and Piano, and Duet for Bassoon and Clarinet. His pieces have been performed by faculty of the Juilliard School and members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Seattle Symphony, Marlboro Music Festival, and the American Saxophone Quartet.