Since then he has continued to study music and is renowned as clarinettist
A number of clarinettists
have shared the principal's chair over the last year, but while it might seem a protracted process to concertgoers who notice these things, the trial period actually went quite swiftly.
He later played tenor in the band of the clarinettist
many consider to be the greatest ever - Benny Goodman.
WHEN your father is a freelance clarinettist
and your mum is a top official with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra it's hardly surprising that your entry into the world is marked by music.
in Vienna and many other places are fairly good in the orchestra, but as soloists give one no real pleasure.
Music-lovers under the age of 18 can enjoy a concert with one of the country's top clarinettists
free on Sunday February 14.