Former Professor at the conservatories of GPSEA/France, Ayse Celasun, native of Istanbul, began her studies at the age of 5 at Istanbul Belediye Konservatuari (currently Istanbul University State Conservatory). She moved to Paris with a scholarship to the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris, in the class of Germaine Mounier...
Susan Warner is Acting Principal Clarinetist of the Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra. In addition to her position at the Lyric, Susan is a member of the Prairie Winds, a nationally touring wind quintet with an annual residency at Madeline Island Chamber Music. Also a member of the Sun Valley Music Festival Orchestra, Susan...
Originally from Lille, France, Jean François DE GROOTE is a clarinetist and composer who graduated from the conservatories of Roubaix, Limoges, and Saint-Étienne (gold medal and Diploma of Musical Studies). He is a member of several groups, including the clarinet quartet "Les Clartones" and "Vânt În Est" eastern music. As a wind orchestra musician, he recorded as a soloist on the CD Centavia..
Ernest Strauhal is a Californian MAO (Musique Assistée par Ordinateur - Computer Assisted) composer and visual artist based in Chicago. His compositions and visual works have been shown and performed across Illinois, New York, California, and New Mexico. In 2021, Strauhal released his first music project “Beuys 1974” on .phonographiq, a music label dedicated to the intersection of the aesthetics of sound and image.
Lydia Nance is a bassoonist, chamber musician, and music educator in Chicago, IL. She performs with her woodwind trio, The Bells and Whistles and teaches in a variety of settings: the classroom, chamber music, and private lessons.
She received her Teaching Licensure at Northeastern Illinois University, where she will also earn her Master’s in Applied Pedagogy.
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