Trina Gross and Diana Haskell, guest artists
Cathryn "Trina" Gross is assistant principal clarinet of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. Before joining the ISO as interim second clarinet at the beginning of the 2002-03 season, she played acting principal clarinet for one season with the Louisville Orchestra, principal clarinet with the Augusta (GA) Symphony and second clarinet with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra for four seasons. She won second prize in the International Clarinet Association Young Artists Competition in 1990. She earned a B.M. degree from the Eastman School of Music and an M.M. from the Indiana University School of Music. Her major teachers have included Eli Eban, James Campbell, Charles Neidich and Alfred Prinz.
Diana Haskell is currently associate principal clarinet with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. After completing her B.M. degree at The Eastman School of Music and M.M. degree at The Juilliard School, she joined the Savannah Symphony Orchestra as principal clarinet. She also was acting principal clarinet with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, principal clarinet with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, and assistant principal and E-flat clarinet in the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. She joined the SLSO as assistant principal clarinet in 2003, and a year later was appointed associate principal and E-flat clarinet. Haskell is a respected teacher in the tradition of the Daniel Bonade School, through her training at Eastman School of Music with D. Stanley Hasty, as well as with Mitchell Lurie, with whom she studied at Music Academy of the West. In addition, her studies with the great diagnostician Joseph Allard at Juilliard and piano training with Maria Louis-Faini have given her a well-rounded foundation for building her own teaching and coaching expertise.
Saturday, October 31, 2020
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