Maureen Hurd, clarinet

Maureen Hurd, clarinet
Sunday, November 4, 2007, 8pm

School of Music Recital Hall, Glidden Hall
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

Maureen Hurd is assistant professor of clarinet in the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. She has appeared as soloist, chamber musician and orchestral clarinetist in concerts throughout Europe, Asia and North America, including a recent performance at the 2005 International Clarinet Association ClarinetFest in Tokyo, Japan. Hurd has performed with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in Alice Tully Hall and earned praise from The New York Times for her performance at the 2004 Norfolk Chamber Music Festival in Connecticut. Her performances of contemporary chamber music include appearances at New York’s Merkin Hall, in a Mitteldeutsche Rundfunk radio broadcast of American music in Germany, and with the Prism Players.

She earned a doctorate of musical arts, master of musical arts, and master of music degrees from the Yale School of Music where she studied with David Shifrin and Charles Neidich. At Yale, she examined materials in the Benny Goodman Archive to produce award-winning research on Goodman’s classical commissions that was recognized by the International Clarinet Association in competition in 2001. She frequently presents masterclasses, recitals, lectures and clinics at clarinet festivals, universities and conferences.



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