Marianne Gythfeldt, Clarinet

bio_marianneClarinetist Marianne Gythfeldt has played a central role in the music scene of New York City over the past 25 years, as an ensemble player, an electroacoustic music soloist, and educator. Winning the Naumburg chamber music award with New Millennium Ensemble in 1995 launched a wide-ranging career as clarinetist with Ensemble Sospeso, SEM ensemble, Absolute Ensemble, Collide-o-scope Music, Zephyros Winds and Talea Ensemble. As a freelance performer, she has performed with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, and many others. Academic positions include William Paterson University, the University of Delaware and Brooklyn College where she is currently head of woodwinds. Ms. Gythfeldt’s recent solo CD release of electroacoustic works written for her on the New Focus label was called “…stunning, Gythfeldt is setting a new standard for her instrument here.”