Adella Carlson


Clarinetist Adella Carlson is a performer and educator passionate about increasing the social relevance and accessibility of contemporary classical music.  Adella performs frequently around the southeast with Appalachia: A Southeastern Wind Symphony, and the Chaos Incarné Trio, which exists to commission and perform works by underrepresented composers, especially women. As a member of Chaos Incarné, Adella has been invited to play at the American Single Reed Summit, the HERo Conference, the ICA Low Clarinet Festival, and Clarinetfest 2023. Adella currently works as the Ensemble Manager for the UNCG School of Music and as an intern for the contemporary music ensemble 'earspace,' while pursuing her MM in Clarinet Performance with Dr. Andy Hudson and Dr. Anthony Taylor. An active teacher and performer, Adella teaches a studio of both clarinet and piano students online and in person. Adella is also a 500-hour registered yoga teacher, offering yoga classes to groups and individuals in addition to incorporating techniques for maintaining physical and mental wellness into her music pedagogy.



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