Anthony Taylor

Anthony Taylor
Clarinet
Anthony Taylor

Anthony Taylorholds the position of Principal Clarinet of the Winston-Salem Symphony in North Carolina, is a regular substitute for the North Carolina Symphony and the Greensboro Symphony, and has formerly held orchestral positions with the Spokane Symphony and the Boise Philharmonic. He is also Associate Professor of Clarinet at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. As a soloist, recent concerto appearances include Donald Crockett’s Dance Concerto for clarinet and bass clarinet, the Mozart Clarinet Concerto (on basset clarinet), Adams's Gnarly Buttons, the Martin Concerto for Seven Winds, and McAllister Black Dog, in concerts at the Hot Springs Music Festival (Arkansas), the International Clarinet Association ClarinetFest® (Austin, Texas), and at various venues in North Carolina. His most recent recording is with New Music Raleigh, the first recording of Brett William Dietz’s chamber opera Headcase, which will soon be released on Centaur Records. Taylor holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Florida State University, and Washington State University, and has studied with Steve Cohen, Ron Aufmann, Richard Hawkins, Frank Kowalsky, and James Schoepflin. Taylor is also a certified teacher of the Alexander Technique (ATI), and documents his Alexander-based teaching discoveries online at http://anthotaylo.wordpress.com.

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