Dreams and Dances

Featuring Peter Shackleton, Clarinet

Mendelssohn: Overture to Midsummer Night’s Dream
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A+
Piazzolla: Oblivion
Shostakovich: Three Movements
Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite 1

Clarinetist Peter Shackleton holds the principal clarinet chair with the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra, is a member of Music in Common, and the internationally acclaimed ensemble Tafelmusik, with whom he has performed and recorded on historical clarinet in Canada, Japan, and throughout Europe. He currently serves on the faculty at Wilfrid Laurier University. He has served as principal clarinetist of Orchestra London Canada, and has performed with Les Violons du Roy (including a performance of the Mozart Requiem at Lincoln Center, New York, in the days following the 9/11 tragedy), as well as with the Milwaukee Symphony, Winnipeg Symphony, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony and Stratford Festival Orchestras.  Peter has held teaching positions at the University of Western Ontario, Duquesne University (Pittsburgh) and Lakehead University (Thunder Bay).
In 1993, he was awarded First Prize at the 27th CBC Radio Competition and has since performed as a soloist with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, National Arts Centre Orchestra, CBC Radio Orchestra (Vancouver), Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra and Tafelmusik.  Peter received his Honours Bachelor of Music from Northwestern University and a certificate in Chamber Music Performance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  His principal teachers include Robert Marcellus, Russell Dagon, Clark Brody and Donald Montanaro.

Date(s) - October 1st, 2016
7:30 pm

WK United Mennonite Church