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Ian Greitzer

Nazarian Center (NC) 243
(401) 456-4654

​Academic Background

Ian Greitzer serves as Principal Clarinetist of the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, the Rhode Island Philharmonic, and the Boston Classical Orchestra. He performs with the Boston Symphony, Cantata Singers, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, and Collage New Music.

Mr. Greitzer holds both a Bachelor of Music and a Master of Music Degree from the New England Conservatory and was a Fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center. A devoted performer of contemporary music, he is a member of the Boston Musica Viva, the Dinosaur Annex Music Ensemble, and the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston. Ian Greitzer has appeared at the Rockport (Maine) Chamber Music Festival, the Blossom Festival, Ravinia, the Rockport (Mass.) Chamber Music Festival, Wolf Trap, and the Tanglewood Music Festival. He has performed at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., Carnegie Recital Hall, and at the Edinburgh Festival.

Mr. Greitzer has also appeared in concert with the Blair, Manhattan, Lydian, and Vermeer String Quartets as well as being a member of the Zephyr Wind Quintet. He was a founding member of the New England Woodwind Quintet, the Arada Trio, and the Extension Works New Music Ensemble. Mr. Greitzer is a faculty member of both The Boston Conservatory and the Boston University College of Fine Arts. He has recorded for the Philips, CRI, Koch International, and Northeastern Records labels.

Courses Taught

Coaching Wind Ensemble
Concertmaster-RIC Wind Ensemble
RIC Wind Ensemble Clarinet Coach
MUS 111 Woodwinds Class
MUS 164 Chamber Music Ensemble
MUS 175 Clarinet-Saxophone
MUS 269 Master Class Applied Music
MUS 275 Clarinet-Saxophone
MUS 375 Clarinet-Saxophone
MUS 575 Clarinet-Saxophone ​​

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