Adella Carlson


Clarinetist Adella Carlson is a performer and educator passionate about increasing the social relevance and accessibility of contemporary classical music. Adella is actively involved in arts administration, education, and performance, and currently holds positions as the UNCG School of Music Administrative Assistant, the Ensemble Manager for the Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra, and the Marketing Manager for New Works Project. Equally at home in solo, chamber, and large ensemble contexts, Adella performs frequently throughout the US. As a founding member of the Chaos Incarné Trio, which exists to commission and perform works by underrepresented composers, Adella has been invited to play at the American Single Reed Summit, Hero Conference, ICA Low Clarinet Festival, and Clarinetfest. Adella teaches a studio of both clarinet and piano students online and in person, and is a 500-hour registered yoga teacher, offering yoga classes in addition to incorporating techniques for maintaining physical and mental wellness into her music pedagogy. Adella’s primary teachers are Christopher Howard, Andy Hudson, and Anthony Taylor.


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