Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra Principal Clarinet Chair

Category: Teaching

Teaching again at the CMPR!

Teaching again at the CMPR!

Well, here I am, teaching again! My successor at the CMPR, Dr. Oskar Espina de Ruiz, accepted the clarinet position at North Carolina School for the Arts in late spring of 2011. The CMPR administration asked me to come back and teach this year (2011-12) […]

Clases por YouTube

Clases por YouTube

Amigos todos, Estoy por empezar a grabar unas clases cortas para compartir lo que hice en el salón de clarinete durante mis años de profesora en el CMPR. ¿¿¿Interesados??? Me dejen saber. Classes via YouTube Friends all, I am about to begin to record some […]

Experiencia Sinfónica

Experiencia Sinfónica

Bravo (¡y felicitaciones!) to all the talented youth who joined with us in our final concert closing the 2010-11 Experiencia Sinfónica project. Here I am with Pochi (our fine second clarinetist, officially known as Emmanuel Díaz-Retamar) and this year’s three clarinet “interns”: Juan Soto on […]

Encuentro de Clarinete

Encuentro de Clarinete

The new clarinet professor at the Conservatory, Dr. Oskar Espina de Ruiz, organized an Encuentro de Clarinete (Clarinet Encounter) held at the CMPR January 29-31, 2011. Guest artists were clarinetists Charles Neidich and Ayako Oshima (both teachers of his) and events included master classes, a […]

Noticias de los Clarineteros — News from the “Clarineteros”

Noticias de los Clarineteros — News from the “Clarineteros”

My Conservatory students gave themselves the name the “Clarineteros” at some point. So, here are some of the latest of their many accomplishments. (Por favor, Clarineteros, enviarme sus noticias!) As you can tell, I am proud of them and how hard they have worked! Pochi […]

Festivales de Clarinete

Festivales de Clarinete

The ClarinetFest in Paris in 1996 was a tremendous inspiration for me. I will never forget performances by William O. Smith (playing duets with himself,) by Bela Kovacs and his outstanding clarinet ensemble, and by the Caracas Clarinet Quartet. This last group made such a […]