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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The theme for the Alton Municipal Band's WEEK 3 is THREE’s COMPANY and will feature the talents of Sophie Browning on Clarinet. Sophie Browning is a clarinetist and music educator from St. Louis, MO. An avid chamber musician, she has performed frequently with the Nabla Trio, Gateway to the West Wind Quintet, and the Skware clarinet quartet. In addition to her chamber work, Sophie also enjoys collaborating with living composers and has premiered several works that have been accepted to festivals including the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF). Sophie has taught in the Southern Illinois and Metro-East area for several years and will be joining the School District of Clayton as a band director and woodwind specialist next year. A passionate music educator, Sophie has presented research at the National Association for Music Education annual conference. She received her Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Clarinet Performance from Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville, where she studied with Dr. James “Mac” Hinson. Sophie just completed her Master of Music in Clarinet Performance at Bowling Green State University where she studied with Kevin Schempf and Georg Klaas
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