David Dziardziel // Clarinet
Clarinetist David Dziardziel is becoming increasingly active in the greater Boston area. He is a versatile musician playing everything from classical to contemporary music. Mr. Dziardziel frequently performs as an orchestral musician, chamber musician, and soloist.
As an orchestral musician, he has performed with groups such as the Boston Chamber Orchestra, Boston Philharmonic, Boston Opera Collaborative, Boston Civic Symphony, New Bedford Symphony, Haffner Sinfonietta, Mercury Orchestra, Freisinger Chamber Orchestra, Sarasota Festival Orchestra, and the New England Conservatory Philharmonia. Mr. Dziardziel has worked under world-renowned conductors including Hugh Wolff, Andrew Litton, Jeffrey Kahane, David Loebel, Julian Kuerti, Stephen Lord, and Benjamin Zander. He has had the privilege to perform in Boston’s Symphony Hall, New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, and Harvard University’s Sanders Theater on numerous occasions.
As a chamber musician, Mr. Dziardziel has performed with some of the world’s finest musicians including legendary harpist Ann Hobson-Pilot (former principal of the Boston Symphony Orchestra) and violinist Susie Park (former member of the Grammy-nominated Eroica Trio). He appeared in the Rockport Chamber Festival, Music for Salem, and the Sarasota Festival. Mr. Dziardziel is also one of the founding members of Calliope Winds, a newly formed wind quintet that regularly performs in and around Boston. The quintet was invited to perform in Jordan Hall for the New England Conservatory’s gala performance in 2013, performing Carl Nielsen’s Wind Quintet, Op. 43 as well as the 2013 Arthur Berger Memorial Concert. The group has been coached by NEC faculty; John Heiss, as well as, performed masterclass for the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet. In addition, Mr. Dziardziel has performed with Equilibrium, a new music chamber ensemble based in Boston, and is a member of Hub New Music.
Mr. Dziardziel began studying the clarinet at the age of 14 through University of Hartford’s Community Music Division with Dr. Richard Shillea and Alan Francis. He then went on to obtain his Bachelor of Music from The Boston Conservatory having studied with Michael Norsworthy, and most recently earned his Master of Music from the prestigious New England Conservatory under the tutelage of two-time Grammy Award winning clarinetist Richard Stoltzman.