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Evan Ross Solomon

Evan Ross Solomon is widely-known for his versatility, depth of tone, and technical brilliance on both clarinet and bass clarinet.  Recognized for his compelling performances of works of Brahms, Mozart, and Messiaen, Mr. Solomon is equally at home in many works of contemporary music. As principal clarinet of Inscape Chamber Orchestra, Mr. Solomon’s performances have been praised by publications such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, and Gramophon Magazine. Mr. Solomon appears prominently on all four of Inscape Chamber Orchestra’s recordings including the 2014 Grammy nominated “Sprung Rhythm,” and the 2016 recording of “Petrushka,” for 17 solo players.

Recently, Mr. Solomon has appeared in performances on both coasts of the United States in touring programs as well as Santiago, Chile and at Teatro del Lago, in Frutillar, Chile. He appears frequently with the Delaware Symphony, the Mid-Atlantic Symphony, and many prominent regional performing ensembles. He has  performed at venues such as the Kennedy Center, Strathmore, and the National Gallery of Art.

Mr. Solomon holds the BM degree from The Peabody Conservatory of Music, and the MM from the University of Maryland. His principal teachers include Anthony Gigliotti, Loren Kitt, and Paul Cigan. 

Since 2005, Mr. Solomon has served as Executive Director of Inscape. Mr. Solomon also serves as the Artistic Director of the DC Youth Orchestra Program.