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Joanna McCoskey Wiltshire, clarinet, Faculty Recital

March 11, 2024

110 Orchard Road, Newark, DE 19716

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    Joanna McCoskey Wiltshire, clarinet, and Mark Livshits, piano present a dynamic program including works by Roger Zare, Jenni Brandon, Jonathan Russell, Luigi Bassi and Daniel Garcia. Joanna was a consortium member for the works by Zare, Brandon and Russell. JOANNA McCOSKEY WILTSHIRE is a clarinetist, teacher and conductor based in Wilmington, DE. She is on the clarinet faculty at the Music School of Delaware and is teaching at the University of Delaware for Dr. Christopher Nichols as his sabbatical replacement in Spring 2024. She is currently ABD as a DMA candidate at UNC Greensboro studying clarinet performance. Her most recent private teaching appointments were at the UNCSA Community Music School in Winston-Salem, NC, Upbeat Music Company in Lewisville, NC and St. Mary's Music Academy in High Point, NC. Joanna currently serves as the Delaware State Chair for the International Clarinet Association. In addition to her work as a clarinet instructor, Joanna is also an active performer. She has played with Greensboro Symphony, Winston-Salem Symphony, Greensboro Opera, Piedmont Wind Symphony and Charleston Symphony Orchestra. Joanna has performed at international and national conferences including the International Clarinet Association's "Clarinet Fest," The College Music Society's National and International Conferences, The North American Saxophone Alliance Conference, The North Carolina Music Educator's Association Conference, the American Single Reed Summit, and Sigma Alpha Iota's Annual National Conference. A champion of new music, Joanna has commissioned and been part consortiums for composers such as Jenni Brandon, Theresa Martin, Mikhail Johnson, Brian Nabors, Jessica Mays, John Russell, Robin McLaughlin, Megan DiGeorgio, Pax Ressler, Joshua Weitz and Dalton Regnier. In 2020, Joanna completed a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Clarinet Performance from UNC Greensboro studying with Dr. Andy Hudson and Dr. Anthony Taylor. Joanna received M.M. degrees in Clarinet and Wind Conducting Performance in 2018 from the University of Delaware (UD) where she studied with Dr. Christopher Nichols, Dr. Lauren Reynolds, Dr. Chad Nicholson, and Dr. Michael Knight. Prior to her Master's, Joanna was a middle school band director at Seaford Middle School in Seaford, DE. She also received her B.M. in Music Educ...

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