Rié Suzuki, clarinet

Suzuki, Rie

Clarinetist Rié Suzuki is currently a tenured member of The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, and serves as principal clarinet of the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra. Her recent soloist appearances include concerto performances with the Rowan University Wind Ensemble and the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra. Her notable collaborations and tour include a recital series with the Poulenc Trio in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., and a concert tour of Central America sponsored by the U.S. Embassy with the Liberty Winds. Her live performances on broadcast include WQXR in New York, WRTI in Philadelphia, podcasts from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and an appearance on Nicaraguan National TV. Her performances led to her recording on Capstone Records, New World Records, Centaur Records, Naxos Records, Warner Brothers, and her most recent recording of the commissioned work, Threes by Maurice Wright, under BCM&D Records label. Suzuki holds both a doctorate and a graduate performance degree from The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University where she was awarded the Orchestral Fellowship. For her full biography, visit www.riesuzuki.com.