Burt Hara, clarinet
This year, Burt Hara celebrates his twenty-sixth season as the Principal Clarinet of the Minnesota Orchestra. He has served as Principal Clarinet of the
Philadelphia Orchestra and the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, and performed as Principal Clarinet of the New York Philharmonic, the St. Louis Symphony and the
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. As a soloist, Mr. Hara has performed with the orchestras in Philadelphia and Minnesota and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He is
on the faculty at the Aspen Music Festival and School, and the Principal Clarinet of the Aspen Chamber Symphony. Mr. Hara is a graduate of the Curtis
Institute of Music.