Live from Studio A: John Bruce Yeh

Nov 18, 2015

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's acting principal clarinetist takes the stage at Interlochen Center for the Arts.

John Bruce Yeh is a 39-year veteran of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, a founding member of the New York New Music Ensemble, a Grammy winner and more. A native of Los Angeles, he began studying the clarinet at age 6 and spent two years at Juilliard, from 1975 to 1977, before leaving to assume the role of solo bass clarinetist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra., and, two years later, assistant principal and solo E-flat clarinet. 

Yeh has released more than a dozen solo and chamber music recordings, soloed with numerous orchestras, including in the American premiere of Elliott Carter's Clarinet Concerto, and won prizes at the Munich International Music and Naumburg Clarinet competitions.

John Bruce Yeh performs tonight at Dendrinos Chapel at 7:30pm.
He also performs tomorrow night, November 19 at 7:30 pm, with the Interlochen Arts Academy Band at Corson Auditorium. For tickets, click here.