Kathleen Edwards, a native to the Seattle area, is a recent graduate of Central Washington
University with a Bachelor’s in Clarinet Performance. From the beginning of her studies in her
undergrad, she has performed in top ensembles and has travelled to Whistler, Canada and
several music education conferences to perform and lead clinics. Since the age of five, Kathleen
took piano lessons until she graduated from high school and competed in her regional contest.
In her senior year, she also traveled to Kumamoto, Japan on a music scholarship to experience
and share her love of music with others who also play clarinet. Kathleen is very experienced
and well versed in playing and teaching the bass clarinet and E-flat clarinet as well as teaching
B-flat clarinet. Kathleen has played in the top orchestra in her undergraduate school, as well as
musicals and clarinet quartets. She now lives in Boulder, Colorado with her husband, and is
planning to pursue a Master’s degree in Performance and Pedagogy.
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Deborah Marshall, clarinet, has performed with artists ranging from Peter Serkin to Yo-Yo Ma. She lived in Germany for 22 years where she performed with many of the country's best-known orchestras. She served on the faculty of the Hochschule fur Musik in Munich and the Richard Strauss Conservatory for 14 years and has coached and given master classes throughout Europe, addition to playing with the Bavarian Radio Orchestra. The following 11 years were spent in Budapest and Moscow, where she continued her active career as soloist and chamber musician. She has recorded for practically every German broadcasting corporation, as well as Austrian Radio ORF, Swiss Radio SRG and Radio Orfeo Moscow. She now resides in Boulder, Colorado, with her husband, the writer and librettist, Douglas Penick.
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