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John Kurokawa

john_kurokawa-0782John Kurokawa joined the Dayton Philharmonic in 1995 as Principal Clarinet.

He earned a Bachelor of Music in Woodwind Performance (specializing in clarinet, flute and saxophone) from Bowling Green State University in 1994 and a Master of Music Performance in Clarinet Performance from UC’s College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) in 1997.

He has been a member of the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra for several years, becoming Principal Clarinet in 2005. John has been a featured soloist with both ensembles, performing the  work of Mozart, John Williams, Gerald Finzi and John Adams.

He also serves as Principal Clarinet with the Lakeside Symphony Orchestra each summer. John also performs with the Prestige Clarinet Quartet, which has been a featured ensemble at the Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium and International Clarinet Association Clarinetfest. 


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