Brian Corbin is an active clarinetist and educator originally from Virginia. He currently holds the Second Clarinet position with the Albany Symphony Orchestra (GA) and appears regularly with orchestras across the south, including the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, Ocala Symphony Orchestra, Valdosta Symphony Orchestra, the Villages Philharmonic Orchestra, Tallahassee Community Chorus, amongst others. He is an avid bass clarinetist and chamber musician, and is currently the bass clarinetist with the EQUINOX reed quintet. In addition to an active performing career, Brian frequently presents lectures on clarinet equipment, repair and maintenance, and music entrepreneurship. He makes and distributes a growing line of clarinet products that include hand-crafted barrels and mouthpieces. Corbin products are used by students and professional musicians alike, and can be heard in orchestras and universities internationally.
Brian received his Bachelor's degree from the the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he studied music education and clarinet primarily with Howard Klug. His passion for the promotion of wind bands led him to co-found the Indiana University Chapter of the National Band Association, where he served as President for the organization’s first two inaugural years. In the spring of 2016, Brian was invited to conduct the Bedford Middle School Concert Band on a special Washington D.C. musical tour, culminating in a concert on the steps of the Navy Memorial.
Brian completed his MM in Clarinet Performance at The Florida State University, where he was a Graduate Teaching Assistant responsible for teaching undergraduate applied lessons, clarinet methods, technique classes, and conducting the FSU Clarinet Choir. He has performed as principal clarinet with the FSU Wind Orchestra, Chamber Winds, and University Symphony Orchestra.
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