Angela Murakami, Clarinet

Angela Murakami – is a native of the Washington, DC area. She earned her Bachelor of Music in Clarinet Performance from the University of Maryland where she studied with Dr. Norman Heim and her Master of Music degree from Northwestern University in Evanston IL, where her teachers included Clark Brody and the late Robert Marcellus. In addition to being a member of Ensemble à La Carte, The Trinity Chamber Orchestra of Washington, The Trinity Chamber Players and the Washington Savoyards, Ms. Murakami regularly performs with the Rock Creek Chamber Players. Ms. Murakami has also recorded on the Halcyon Productions label with Charles Stier and the Halcyon Ensemble.  “The Clarinet in Age of Enlightenment,” features clarinet music from the little known Christoph Graupner through Johann Christian Bach.

Ms. Murakami currently lives in Washington DC with her husband and two cats (most unfortunately one of the cats is not a music lover) and works as a Program Manager at a nonprofit association that supports veterans’ research and education.