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Jo-Ann Sternberg, Clarinet

Jo-Ann Sternberg

Jo-Ann Sternberg, clarinet, leads a diverse musical life in the New York area as a chamber musician, orchestral player, music educator, and interpreter of new music. A member of Sequitur, the Saratoga Chamber Players, Wind Soloists of New York, the Richardson Chamber Players and the Riverside Symphony, she also regularly performs and tours with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra,  American Composers Orchestra, American Symphony, Mark Morris Dance Company, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and Musicians from Marlboro, and can often be heard playing in a number of different Broadway musicals.  Following her undergraduate years in the combined Tufts University/New England Conservatory dual degree program where she was mentored by Peter Hadcock,  Ms. Sternberg continued her studies at Yale University with David Shifrin and at The Juilliard School with Charles Neidich.   Currently, Ms. Sternberg serves on the faculty of  the Music Performance Program of Princeton University, the Music Advancement Program at the Juilliard School, and maintains an active teaching studio from her New York City home. Additionally, she serves as an advisor for New England Conservatory’s Entrepreneurial Musicianship Program and coaches chamber ensembles for the New York Youth Symphony.  In the summer months, Ms. Sternberg lives in Maine where she is the founder and artistic director of  The Maine Chamber Music Seminar at Snow Pond, teaches and performs at the Chamber Music Conference & Composers’ Forum of the East at Bennington College, and participates in numerous performance residences throughout greater New England.  From September through May, Ms. Sternberg resides in Manhattan with her husband and two children.