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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). He has been the Principal Clarinet of the Madison Symphony since 2013 and Principal Clarinet of the Sarasota Opera since 2015. Recent engagements as soloist include performances with the Downey Symphony, Burbank Philharmonic, West Lost Angeles Symphony and with the Colburn Orchestra in a performance of John Adams’ Gnarly Buttons directed by the composer. Mr. Morris is currently the clarinet faculty member at the Luzerne Music Center, where he also performs in the Luzerne Chamber Music Festival. Read more…

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Madison Symphony Orchestra’s 2015-16 Season To Feature Principal Clarinetist Joseph Morris in Copland’s Clarinet Concerto

“DeMain put [Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony] on the first program on Sept. 25, alongside the symphony’s first performance of Copland’s Clarinet Concerto, featuring rising star and MSO principal Joseph Morris.”

-Lindsay Christians
The Capital Times

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