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Cynthia Doggett - Renowned Soloist and Pedagogue; Professor at Central College in Pella, Iowa



Cynthia Krenzel Doggett regularly appears throughout the US and abroad as a soloist, recitalist, and clinician. Recent international appearances include: concerto soloist in Merida, Mexico; a performance of electro-acoustic works at the 1st European Clarinet Festival, Kortrijk, Belgium; and giving master classes in Romania at the National Conservatory of Music in both Cluj-Napoca and Bucharest. As an orchestral clarinetist she has performed with orchestras throughout Ohio, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Iowa, recently performing as concerto soloist with the Central Iowa Symphony orchestra.

A dedicated pedagogue, Cynthia founded the annual event Iowa Clarinet Day to further the education of clarinetists statewide. She is active in the International Clarinet Association as the state chair for Iowa.

Cynthia is an advocate for new music and has commissioned a number of works for clarinet and saxophone. In 2010 Dr. Doggett was awarded an Iowa Arts Council grant to fund the commission of a sonata for clarinet and piano by Nikola Resanovic. She regularly performs at conferences to support these and other modern works, including Society of Composers Inc. (SCI), Iowa Composer's Forum, and Electronic Music Midwest.

Cynthia is Associate Professor of Music at Central College in Pella, IA. She earned her doctoral and bachelorís degrees from the University of Wisconsin, and her masterís degree from Kent State University. Her primary teachers include HŚkan Rosengren, Linda Bartley, and Andrea Splittberger-Rosen. Cynthia Doggett is a Yuan Gao Royal Musical Collection performing artist.


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