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Florie Rothenberg

clarinet

Florie Rothenberg, clarinetist, enjoys an active performing career, playing with several Seattle area concert and pit orchestras, including the Pacific Northwest Ballet, Tacoma Symphony, Auburn Symphony, and Tacoma Opera. She has worked in film scoring in Seattle and been involved in recording projects with the Northwest Chamber Orchestra, Rainier Chamber Winds, Auburn Symphony and Gunnar Madsen, of the Bobs. She has her own CD, Voices of Trees, Modern Works by Women Composers for Clarinet and Piano, made in collaboration with pianist and composer, Rachel Matthews. Splitting her time between performing and teaching, Florie works with clarinetists of all ages and levels, drawing students from around the Puget Sound region. In addition to her private studio, she is currently on the faculty of the University of Puget Sound Community Music, and has taught at Central Washington University and Vivace Chamber Music Festival. Florie earned a D.M.A. from the University of Arizona, a M.M. from the University of Michigan and a B.M. from the University of the Pacific. Her teachers include Jerry Kirkbride, David Shifrin and William Dominik