Stephen Moore Resume

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Stephen C. Moore
Converse, TX
(210) 371-5535
stephen.c.moore@gmail.com

General information:
There are two things I am good at in life- network engineering and the clarinet! I do not have any music degrees, but I have studied just as comprehensively and have built a reputation as a solid, dependable, professional performer. I further my education through practice, conferences, research, and instruction from respected sources. I am always looking for opportunities to play in the San Antonio area, be it recitals, chamber groups, orchestra, and band.

Principal teachers:
Larry Mentzer, former principal clarinet, San Antonio Symphony, 2016-2017
Laroy Borchert, professor of clarinet, New Mexico State University, 1997-2012
John Nielsen, freelance saxophone and clarinet artist, Southern New Mexico 1991-1997

Masterclasses and/or brief study:
Ricardo Morales, professor of Clarinet, Juilliard School (online studies at ArtistWorks)
John de la Paz, Freelance aritist
Elsa Ludewig-Verdehr, retired professor of clarinet, Michigan State University
Richard Shanley, retired professor of clarinet, Baylor College
Edwin Riley, retired professor of clarinet, UNC Greensboro
Christopher Jones, principal clarinet, West Point Band
Robert Spring, professor of clarinet, Arizona State University
David Ross, professor of clarinet, University of Texas El Paso

Competitions:
International Clarinet Association Young Artist, 2003 Salt Lake City, semifinalist

Ensembles:
Symphony Viva, Eb clarinet, 2018-present
Incarnate Word Orchestra, principal clarinet, 2014-present
Mozart Festival Orchestra, principal clarinet, 2015-present
Heart of Texas Concert Band, Eb clarinet, 2013-present
Prickly Pear Clarinet Ensemble, Eb clarinet, 2015-present
Pear Slices Clarinet Quartet, Eb clarinet, 2017-present
Ballet San Antonio, 2nd clarinet, 2017-present
El Paso Wind Symphony, 2nd chair clarinet/substitute Eb, 2006-2013
Edge of Texas Concert Band, principal clarinet, 2009-2013
Las Cruces Symphony, 3rd clarinet/bass clarinet, 2000-2004
Roswell Symphony, substitute 3rd clarinet/bass clarinet, 2000-2001
New Horizons Symphony, principal clarinet, 2012
El Paso Symphony, #3 on call list, 2007-2013
Southwest Chamber Winds, 2nd clarinet, 2013
NMSU Symphonic Winds, bass clarinet 1997-1999, principal clarinet/Eb clarinet, 2000-2004
NMSU PRIDE of New Mexico Marching Band, 1997-2000
NMSU Roadrunner Revue, 1998-2004
Dona Ana Lyric Opera, Principal/2nd clarinet, 1997-2004
Phatgeoque Clarinet Quartet, 1998-2001
Numerous pickup groups for concerts and recordings, El Paso/Las Cruces area

Recitals in 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, and 2009 with more to come!

Concerto appearance in March 2018 with the Incarnate Word Orchestra.

Prickly Pear Clarinet Ensemble (www.pricklypearclarinetensemble.com) has performed at 2 ICA ClarinetFests, 2016 in Lawrence, KS, and 2017 in Orlando, FL, 2 Baylor clarinet conferences, and at numerous venues in the San Antonio area.

Bands I've performed with have been featured at Midwest, CBDNA, TMEA, and TBA.

Literature performed:
Nielsen - Concerto, Francaix - Concerto, Mozart - Concerto, Debussy - Premiere Rhapsodie, Krommer - Concerto for Two Clarinets Op. 35, Poulenc - Sonata, Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Sonata, Saint-Saens - Sonata, Mihalovici - Sonata, Horovitz - Sonatina, Coleman - Sonata, Hindemith - Sonata, Francaix - Theme and Variations, Schumann - Fantasiestucke, Lefevre - Sonata No. 1, Muczynski - Time Pieces, Larsen - Dancing Solo, Okumura - Two Pieces, Ponchielli - Il Convegno, Finzi - Five Bagatelles, David - E-Type Jag, Ewazen - Ballade, Piazzolla - Histoire du Tango, Sierra - Cinco Bocetos, Goodwin - Leblanc Suite, Weber - Concertino

Literature studied:
I have worked up much of the standard literature and can make any number of pieces performance-ready in a short amount of time. Contact me if interested.

Equipment:
Bb, Buffet Festival, Bradford Behn barrels and bell, Kaspar Chicago/Sumner/Behn mouthpieces, Ishimori rose gold Ligature, Behn Aria 4 reeds
A, Leblanc Opus II, Bradford Behn barrels and bell
Eb, Patricola CL1, Behn Epic, Vandoren optimum ligature, Vandoren V-12 4 reeds
C, Ridenour Lyrique
I also own a Evette & Schaeffer E13 clarinet for backup / outdoor performance
Bass clarinet unavailable. Pending purchase 2019

Updated:  March 23, 2018

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