The Southern Great Lakes Symphony with Charles Greenwell conducting, presents Michigan-born clarinetist Ramon Wodkowski in concert on Sunday, Oct. 28th at 3pm in Flatrock Auditorium. The concert features The Pied Piper by Walter Mourant, performed by Wodkowski and the orchestra in the same version as the well-known recording of this work as performed by Reginald Kell on Decca in the 1950s. Trenton welcomes their hometown hero, acclaimed clarinet soloist, chamber musician and instrument mouthpiece maker, currently residing in London.
Ramon Wodkowski is a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the Yale University School of Music. He went on to study at the Royal College of Music in London, where he gained an Artist Diploma, won the prestigious Frederick Thurston prize, and was subsequently awarded the David Bowerman Junior Fellowship. Ramon's principal teachers have been Richard Hosford, Franklin Cohen, David Shifrin, Richard Hawkins and Theodore Oien.