This podcast interview is with renown classical clarinetist Jean Johnson. Jean discusses everything from odd auditions to lock down to her new ensemble Metamorphoses.
Jean Johnson is in heavy demand as a performer, teacher and as the leader of her own ensemble named Metamorphoses. The pandemic has put the brakes on a huge amount of work as well as the furthering of this exciting new ensemble which includes a stellar lineup.
Jean discusses her background and movement into the world of music, time teaching at one of the USA’s biggest music faculty whilst a student as well as moving to the far east to play with a world class orchestra to name just a few of the topics covered including starting a fitness class!
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Watch and listen and find out more about Jean with links to her website below.
A recent video filmed during the lockdown earlier this year with Jean on clarinet and Aisling O’Dea playing the violin.
The tracks below are partly used within the podcast. Here are the full tracks for you to enjoy.
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Podcast Ep 43 – Table Of Contents
10.45 Moving to university.
15.34 Onward to Indiana and tutoring whilst undertaking a masters degree.
22.08 The audition that never was.
28.07 Moving to Scotland.
42.55 Dealing with a pandemic as a musician.
48.28 Getting into live streaming.
Learn more about Jean Johnson by following these links.
Jean’s website can be found HERE
Jean’s ensemble Metamorphoses on Facebook
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