Amy Advocat

Clarinet Teacher
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Hailed as “dazzling” by the Boston Globe, Dr. Amy Advocat, clarinetist, is an avid performer of new music having performed with Guerilla Opera, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Sound Icon, Firebird Ensemble, Callithumpian Consort, Collage New Music, Dinosaur Annex, and The New Fromm Players.

Ms. Advocat is a founding member of the bass clarinet and marimba duo, Transient Canvas, with whom she has commissioned and premiered over 75 new works, including pieces by Marti Epstein, Curtis Hughes, and Osnat Netzer. Their debut album, sift, was released August 2017 on New Focus Recordings.

Equally at home with more traditional classical music, Amy Advocat has also performed with Odyssey Opera, Boston Pops, Harrisburg Symphony, Opera Boston, National Lyric Opera, Boston Philharmonic and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Advocat was twice a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center, and has participated at the Spoleto USA Festival, New Hampshire Music Festival, Monadnock Music, Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice (SICPP), New York String Orchestra Seminar, Virginia Arts Festival, and the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria.

Amy Advocat is a proud endorsing artist with Henri Selmer Paris Clarinets.

Categories: Clarinet, IVEP Teacher, Woodwinds

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