Seattle native Campbell MacDonald is Principal Clarinet of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and a member of the acclaimed International Contemporary Ensemble in New York. He has held positions in the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra and the Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra in Detroit, and spent six summers in Mexico City as Solo Clarinetist of La Orquésta Sinfónica de Minería. His uncommonly varied musical activities include regular performances as a recitalist, concerto soloist, compositional collaborator, recording artist, and educator.
Campbell has performed with orchestras in Detroit, Indianapolis, and Grand Rapids, and has appeared with Alarm Will Sound, NOW Ensemble, the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble and the Detroit Chamber Winds. Performance credits of note include Wien Modern (Vienna), Aspekte Festival (Salzburg), Festival Fringe (Edinburgh), the Huddersfield Festival (England), the Lincoln Center Festival, the Mostly Mozart Festival, the Ojai Music Festival, Da Camera Houston, and the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival. He has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Library of Congress, L.A. Opera’s REDCAT, EMPAC (Troy, NY), the Green Music Center (Sonoma, CA), and the Metropolitan Museum of New York. Campbell’s educational residencies and performances include concerts at Brevard Music Center, Columbia University, Stanford University, Oberlin College, Boston Conservatory, the Hartt School, Williams College, Dartmouth College, and Harvard University. Recent engagements include collaborations with Ensemble l'Itineraire in Paris and Marseille, France, and performances at the Time of Music Festival in Viitasaari, Finland. His recorded work can be heard on the Naxos, Koch, Nonesuch, Tzadik and New Focus labels.
Lakes Area Music Festival
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Brainerd MN 56401
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