The first American-born artist ever to perform in North Korea (1992), Andrew Simon graduated from The Juilliard School and made his Carnegie Hall début in 1988, and is an active international soloist. He has given more than sixty solo performances with the Hong Kong Philharmonic where he serves as Principal Clarinet, including John Corigliano’s Clarinet Concerto, which he studied with the Academy Award winning composer, and GMN’s recording of Baermann’s Adagio conducted by David Atherton. Having toured 23 cities in Japan as soloist, he has also appeared as concerto soloist with the Singapore Symphony and gave the Australian première of the original version of Copland’s Concerto with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra and Marin Alsop on national radio. As guest lecturer, he frequents institutions such as Yale University, the Sydney Conservatorium, the Royal College of Music (London), and the Central Conservatory (Beijing).
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