w/clarinet soloist SAM MARTIN
Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 3:00PM
Macomb Center for the Performing Arts
Serenade, K.525, “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik” - Mozart
Clarinet Concerto, K.622, A major - Mozart - Sam Martin, Soloist
Sinfonia in C Major - Martines
Don Giovanni, K.527: Overture - Mozart
Symphony No. 40, K.550, G minor (I. Molto allegro) - Mozart
Marriage of Figaro, K.492: Overture - Mozart
Symphony No. 41, K.551, C major “Jupiter” (IV. Molto allegro) - Mozart
Sam Martin is an in-demand clarinet performer in the southeast Michigan area. He is currently the principal clarinetist of the Midland Symphony Orchestra, the Warren Symphony Orchestra, the Rochester (MI) Symphony Orchestra, and the Michigan Philharmonic Orchestra and has performed with most of the orchestras in southern Michigan. He has also played with the theater orchestras of the Fox and Fisher Theaters in Detroit, and enjoys occasionally filling in with The Kielbasa Kings polka band.
Mr. Martin has been teaching privately for over 30 years and enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities. Since 2017 he has been teaching clarinet at Wayne State University in Detroit.
In the past, Mr. Martin has been a member of the Augusta Symphony Orchestra in Georgia, the Colorado Springs Symphony Orchestra, the Central City (CO) Opera Orchestra, and the Michigan Opera Theater Orchestra. His most influential teachers include Ted Oien, Bil Jackson, and Joaquin Valdepenas.
In his free time, he enjoys running, camping, bird-watching, martial arts, and home-brewing.
Conductor Gina Provenzano
This activity is supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
and the National Endowment for the Arts