Whitney Clair, from Rochester, New York, received a Bachelor of Music degree in trombone performance from the Eastman School of Music and a Master of Music degree in trombone performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music. Her primary teachers include Massimo La Rosa, Mark Kellogg, Dr. John Marcellus, and Mark Salatino.
Whitney currently holds the position of second trombone with the Firelands Symphony Orchestra and has performed with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the Akron Symphony, and other various ensembles in the Rochester and Cleveland areas. In addition to performing, Whitney actively pursues her other interests in music, including arranging and music theory. She currently teaches preparatory trombone and music theory at the Cleveland Institute of Music.
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Preparatory and Continuing Education
Dean, Preparatory and Continuing Education
p. 216.791.5000 ext. 252
p. 216.791.5000 ext. 371
p. 216.791.5000 ext. 253
p. 216.791.5000 ext. 590
Building hours may differ from branch to branch.
October 29, 2014, 8:00 pm
Marla Berg, soprano, guest artist
Tanya Ell, cello, guest artist
Robert Woolfrey, clarinet, guest artist
Jason Smith, trombone
Linda Jones, piano
Ralitsa Georgieva-Smith, piano
New Music Series Symposium
November 1, 2014, 1:30 pm
James Mobberley, guest composer
Preparatory: Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony Concert
November 2, 2014, 3:00 pm
Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony I
Dr. Gary M. Ciepluch, conductor
Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony II – Symphonic Winds
Melissa Lichtler, conductor
Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony II – Concert Winds
Daniel Crain, conductor