- Performance Calendar
- Faculty Artist Series
Sqwonk, Jeff Anderle
Jeff Anderle and Jonathan Russell, bass clarinet
Keisuke Nakagoshi, piano
Marc Mellits: Black
Cornelius Boots: Sojourn of the Face
Lin-Manuel Miranda, arr. Jonathan Russell: Dear Theodosia
Steffen Schorn: The Opener
Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Jonathan Russell: Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Jonathan Russell: Double Bass Clarinet Concerto
Jeff Anderle is a pioneer in the world of low reeds, helping to popularize the role of the modern clarinet and bass clarinet through his innovative and diverse performances, ensembles, and commissions. He is the bass clarinetist in Splinter Reeds and half of the bass clarinet duo Sqwonk, as well as a member of the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players. He is a former member of the virtuosic, heavy metal bass clarinet quartet Edmund Welles, as well as REDSHIFT contemporary music ensemble and the Paul Dresher Electro/Acoustic Band. In addition, he makes regular guest appearances with a wide range of music institutions from orchestras to diverse chamber music ensembles. Jeff is a founding co-director of Switchboard Music, and serves on the faculty of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where he teaches clarinet, chamber music and professional development, and is the chair of the woodwind department. He is a Selmer Paris performing artist.
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About SFCM’s Woodwind Department
The Woodwind Department at SFCM houses a renowned faculty of San Francisco Symphony musicians and a bold, talented student body. Some of the world’s most accomplished woodwind artists challenge and inspire students who will become the next generation of great wind players. As an oboe, flute, clarinet, or bassoon student at SFCM, you’ll explore orchestral and chamber repertoire, contemporary music and canon literature—all while transforming your craft and preparing for life as a professional musician.
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