Clarinet Masterclass at Millikin University with Diana Haskell
Associate Principal Clarinet, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Monday, October 14
Kaeuper Hall, Perkinson Music Center
1184 West Main Street
Decatur, IL 62522
Diana Haskell, Associate Principal Clarinet of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, will work with Millikin University clarinet students on solo repertoire. This event is free and open to the public.
Diana Haskell is a multi-faceted clarinetist who enjoys a rewarding career as an orchestral clarinetist, educator, clinician and chamber musician. Ms. Haskell is currently Associate Principal Clarinet with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. After completing her Master of Music Degree at The Juilliard School and Bachelor of Music Degree at Eastman School of Music with Performer’s Certificate, she joined the Savannah Symphony Orchestra as Principal Clarinet. She also was Acting Principal Clarinet with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra for one season. Ms. Haskell then became Principal Clarinet with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra with Maestro Semyon Bychkov, followed by Assistant Principal and E-Flat Clarinet in the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in 1991. Maestro Itzhak Perlman invited Haskell to join the SLSO as Assistant Principal Clarinet in 2003, and a year later Music Director David Robertson appointed her as Associate Principal and Eb Clarinet. Haskell was also Principal Clarinet with Santa Fe Opera. She has been Principal Clarinet in many summer music festivals, such as Santa Fe Opera, Spoleto Festival of Two Worlds, Colorado Music Festival, Sarasota Music Festival, National Repertory Orchestra, Washington Island Chamber Music Festival, and Lake Placid Sinfonietta.
Ms. Haskell’s appearance is sponsored by the Millikin University School of Music, Buffet Crampon, and Vandoren USA