Graeme Steele Johnson, clarinet

Winner of the Hellam Young Artists’ Competition, Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition and the CME Lee Memorial Scholarship, Graeme Steele Johnson has established a multifaceted career as a clarinetist, writer and arranger. Seeking to shed fresh perspective on familiar music, his 2019 TEDx talk compares Mozart and Seinfeld, while his numerous arrangements reimagine canonical repertoire for new forces. Recent solo and chamber appearances include The Kennedy Center, Chicago’s Dame Myra Hess series, Chamber Music Northwest and Phoenix Chamber Music Festival, and concertos with the Vienna International Orchestra, Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Caroga Lake and Vermont Mozart Festival Orchestras, and the CME Chamber Orchestra. Upcoming engagements include performances with the Miró Quartet and at the Yellow Barn festival.

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