All-State Masterclass Fall 2018

Fall 2018 Master: Ivan Petruzziello | Assistant Principal/E-flat – Forth Worth Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, October 14th | 2:30 pm
Grisham Middle School Band Hall
Admission $10 pre-paid online, $15 at the door
Register to Attend HERE!

2018 Performers:
Gihvon Bilal, Hendrickson High School
Aidan Grivas, Hendrickson High School
Christopher Lehman, New Braunfels High School
Shravan Ravi, McNeil High School
Nathaniel Thomas, Westwood High School
Anika Trehan, Leander High School


About the Master:

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Italian clarinetist Ivan Petruzziello currently serves as Assistant Principal clarinet/Eflat clarinet of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and Principal clarinetist of the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra. Previously, Mr. Petruzziello served as Principal clarinet of the Cali Philharmonic Orchestra and Second clarinet of the Valle Symphony Orchestra in Colombia.

As a guest clarinetist, Mr. Petruzziello has performed with orchestras around the world, including the Orchestra Internazionale d’Italia, Latina Philharmonia, International Chamber Ensamble, National Cuban Philharmonic,  Matanzas Symphony of Cuba, Bogotá Philharmonic and the Orquesta Clásica of Colombia. In North America he has performed with the Irving, Plano, Las Colinas, San Angelo, San Antonio and Victoria Symphony Orchestras. Festival appearances include those with the Tiroler Festspiele in Austria, Holguin Symphony Orchestra of Cuba, Sabaudia Music Festival, Concerti al Chiostro and Euromediterraneo Festivals in Italy, Ojca in Panama, Cliburn at the Modern, Corpus Christi Chamber Music Society, Spectrum Chamber music series and Lux Musicae in USA.

Mr. Petruzziello has made solo appearances with the Metropolitan Winds, Corpus Christi and Flower Mound Symphony Orchestras in the US;  the Valle, Caldas, and EAFIT Symphony Orchestras in Colombia; and in Cuba with the Holguin and Matanzas Symphony Orchestras, and the National Philharmonic. In Italy he has performed as soloist with the Latina Philharmonia.

Mr. Petruzziello has served on faculty in several institutions in Colombia, such as the Central, Valle and EAFIT Universities, as well as the Antonio María Valencia Conservatory.  He has held masterclasses in Colombia, Cuba, Italy, Panama, Perú and the United States.

Mr. Petruzziello earned a BM in clarinet performance under the tutelage of Francesco Belli at the Ottorino Respighi Conservatory of Latina (Italy), a MM in chamber music from the Licino refuse Conservatory of Frosinone (Italy) and an Artist Diploma Certificate from Texas Christian University. He resides in Fort Worth with his wife, cellist Laura Ospina and their children Tomas and Olivia.

Ivan is a Yamaha artist and plays on the CsgIII models.