|Guest Artist Ethan Sloane|
Professor Sloane has played concerts with the Pacific Wind Quintet and has performed at the Marlboro Music Festival. He is a former principal clarinetist of the Symphony of the United Nations, the Festival Orchestra of New York, and the New Haven Symphony. He has been a member of the Empire Trio of New York since 1973. He founded the Hampden-Sydney Music Festival (Virginia ) in 1980 and still serves as the Artistic Director of this prestigious chamber music festival. He was awarded a Doctor of Humane Letters by Hampden-Sydney College in 1991. Professor Sloane has been in his present position at Boston University since 1984.
Ethan Sloane has enjoyed a long and prominent career as performer, recording artist, teacher, and arts administrator. As soloist and recitalist he has appeared extensively throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Much in demand as a chamber musician, Dr. Sloane has produced recordings both on CD and for National Public Radio. His devotion to the extensive solo and chamber music literature for clarinet has earned critical acclaim, and his editions of masterworks by Brahms and Mozart have received wide acceptance.