Clarinet & Saxophone
Justin Wisner, an American clarinetist, completed his final year in the Artist Diploma Program at the Glenn Gould School under the tutelage of Joaquin Valdepeñas in May of 2021. While at the Glenn Gould School, Justin collaborated with performers from the Royal Academy of Music in London under the direction of Werner Herbers, a former member of The Concertgebouw and founder of Ebony Band. In 2019, Justin toured with the Royal Conservatory Orchestra to Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. He has appeared on world-renowned stages including The New World Center, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, and the “Temple of Tone” Koerner Hall.
Justin Wisner performed with American Modern Orchestra at the Mostly Modern Music Festival in Saratoga Springs, New York USA. In addition, he has participated in the Miami Music Festival and Henri Selmer Clarinet Academy--receiving third place in the international solo competition. Mr. Wisner holds dual Bachelor’s degrees from Michigan State University, a Bachelor’s in Music Education and Clarinet Performance. While residing in Michigan, Justin spent time teaching middle school instrumental music and private music lessons.
His principal teachers include Joaquin Valdepeñas, Mingzhe Wang, and Tasha Warren-Yehuda. Justin is currently a substitute with the New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida. Music is one of many of Justin Wisner’s passions; his other interests include cooking, biking, botany, and his cat, Sheba.