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"As a professional musician I rely on the quality of the tools that I work with. For over two years Gonzalez Reeds have consistently given me quality products that I can always rely on."

Larry Guy

United States of America

Clarinetist Larry Guy currently holds principal positions with the Long Island Philharmonic and the Lake George Opera. For many years he was principal clarinetist with the Joffrey Ballet Orchestra, the Metropolitan Opera Guild Orchestra, and the Queens Symphony Orchestra. A former member of the Atlanta Symphony, he has performed with the New York Philharmonic, American Ballet Theatre, American Composers Orchestra, Brooklyn Philharmonic, Collegiate Choral, New Jersey Symphony, New York City Ballet Orchestra. New York City Opera, The Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Orpheus Ensemble, Philharmonia Virtuosi, Sylvan Winds, Speculum Musicae, and the Emerson, Manhattan, and Vermeer String Quartets.
Broadway creits include Bax Luhrmann’s production of Puccini’s "La Boheme", Peter Brooks’ "The Tragedy of Carmen", "Most Happy Fella", "Man of LaMancha", "Miss Saigon", and "The King and I". He has won numerous awards and has presented solo recitals at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York, at the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., and at numerous other halls throughout the country.
Mr. Guy studied at Oberlin College, Catholic University, and Manhattan School of Music, where he was awarded the Andrew Goodman Prize for excellence in clarinet performance. His principal teachers were Robert Marcellus, Anthony Gigliotti, and Marcel Moyse.
Larry Guy has recorded for Angel, Columbia Masterworks, CRI, Decca, Delos, Koch International, Vanguard Classics, Island Records, and his performances have been heard over National Public Radio.
Mr. Guy has lectured at ClarinetFest held at the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm and at the University of Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium. He has presented masterclasses and workshops around the country, and he is the author of four handbooks for clarinetists that are in wide use and have been translated into Italian and Spanish.
He has recently compiled two educational CDs for clarinetists, released by Boston Records: "The Legacy of Daniel Bonade", which includes nearly everything the legendary clarinetist ever recorded, and "The Artistry of Ralph McLane" (#BR1067CD), which features the great clarinetist in orchestral repertoire.
Presently Mr. Guy serves on the faculties at New York University, Vassar College, the Music Advancement Program at the Juilliard School of Music, and the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Division.

Web: http://music.vassar.edu/faculty.html?bio=Larry_Guy

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