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Richard Stoltzman: “If You Get to Play Your Instrument for Other People, You Should Be Filled With Gratitude and Humility for What It Is You’ve Chosen to Do”

Clarinetist Richard Stoltzman has led an extraordinary life of music-making and performing. He is a two-time Grammy Award winner and has been an influential performer and musician to clarinet players worldwide. Stoltzman maintains a rewarding career performing as a featured soloist, chamber musician and collaborator. In this interview, he discusses his humble beginnings, his love of jazz and classical music, exciting collaborations and performances, the importance of having a manager, and his teaching philosophy about interpreting music.

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