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Joseph Morris, clarinetist, has been praised for his “liquid clarinet sound” (Madison Magazine) and his playing has been described as “virtuosic but eloquent” (The Isthmus). Mr. Morris is the Principal Clarinet of the Pacific Symphony where he holds the Hanson Family Foundation Chair. Previously he held the Principal Clarinet positions with the Sarasota Opera Orchestra and the Madison Symphony Orchestra. Recent engagements as soloist include performances with the Downey Symphony, Madison Symphony Orchestra, Burbank Philharmonic, West Lost Angeles Symphony and with the Colburn Orchestra in a performance of John Adams’ Gnarly Buttons directed by the composer. Read more…

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Pacific Symphony Principal Clarinet

PacSymLogoJoseph Morris will join the Pacific Symphony of Orange County, California as Principal Clarinet this summer after being chosen as the winner of their May auditions for the position.

Pacific Symphony, currently in its 37th season, is led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, who celebrates his 26th season with the orchestra in 2015-16. The largest orchestra formed in the U.S. in the last 50 years, the Symphony is recognized as an outstanding ensemble making strides on both the national and international scene, as well as in its own community of Orange County.

For more information visit pacificsymphony.org

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