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Ted Lane - Solo Clarinetist in the American Sinfonietta, and Solo Clarinetist in the Equador Symphony



Ted Lane is Principal Clarinetist and soloist with the American Sinfonietta. A student of legendary Clarinetist Stanley Drucker (who served 60 years with the New York Philharmonic). Mr. Lane also studied with other world class clarinetists' such as; Leon Russianoff, Sidney Forrest, Larry Combs, Karl Leister and W. James Jones.

He was awarded the prestigious Naumburg Scholarship to study at Juilliard. While in New York he performed regularly with the New York Philharmonic, Musica Aeterna, Festival Winds and with the American Woodwind Quintet, which he co-founded. He also served as principal clarinetist with the National Orchestral Association under the direction of legendary conductor Leon Barzan (principal violist of the NBC orchestra at 18 years of age under Auturo Toscanini).

Mr. Lane has toured throughout Europe and the United States performing and teaching in the most renouned music halls and conservatories.
He was awarded "First Prize" of the "Naftzger Young Artist Competition in 1976" and awarded "First Prize" of the International Clarinet Associations "International Competition in 1983."

Stanley Elementary School, Allison Jr. High, West High School (Public Schools in Wichita, Kansas)
Interlochen-National Music Camp (Summers 1969-71)
B.M., The Juilliard School, 1976; M.M., The Juilliard School, 1977. DMA , The Juilliard School, 1981.

Professional Teaching Affiliations: Florida State University, California State University/Sacramento, The Juilliard School.

Professional Performance Affiliations:
American Sinfonietta - Principal Clarinetist; Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional del Ecuador, New York Philharmonic; Sacramento Symphony; Omaha Symphony; North Carolina Symphony; Savannah Symphony; Charleston South Carolina Symphony; La Orchestra Sinfonica Di Venezia; National Orchestral Association; Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society; Bellingham Music Festival; Bear Valley Music Festival; Monterey Music Festival; Bay View Music Festival; Spoleto Music Festival (Italy & Charleston, SC); La Bienalle Music Festival (Venice, Italy); Tanglewood Music Festival.


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