Larry Guy

Adjunct Artist in Music


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B.M., Oberlin College; M.M., Catholic University; Post-Graduate Diploma, Manhatten School of Music

Larry Guy is a former member of the Atlanta Symphony, Joffrey Ballet Orchestra, Long Island Philharmonic, Lake George Opera, and the Metropolitan Opera Guild Orchestra.  He has also performed with the New York Philharmonic, Orchestra of St. Luke's, Orpheus Ensemble, New York City Opera, New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, American Composers Orchestra,New Jersey Symphony, and the Brooklyn Philharmonic. Broadway credits include Bax Luhrmann's production of Puccini's "La Boheme", Peter Brooks' "The Tragedy of Carmen", "Most Happy Fella", "Man of LaMancha", "Miss Saigon", and "The King and I".

He has won numerous awards and has presented solo recitals at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York, at the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., and at numerous other halls throughout the country.

Mr. Guy studied at Oberlin College, Catholic University, and Manhattan School of Music, where he was awarded the Andrew Goodman Prize for excellence in clarinet performance. His principal teachers were Robert Marcellus, Anthony Gigliotti, and Marcel Moyse.

Larry Guy has recorded for Angel, Columbia Masterworks, CRI, Decca, Delos, Koch International, Vanguard Classics, Island Records, and his performances have been heard over National Public Radio.

Mr. Guy has lectured at ClarinetFest held at the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm and at the University of Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium. He has presented masterclasses and workshops around the country, and he is the author of four handbooks for clarinetists that are in wide use and have been translated into Italian and Spanish.

He has recently compiled two educational CDs for clarinetists, released by Boston Records: "The Legacy of Daniel Bonade" (#BR1048CD), which includes nearly everything the legendary clarinetist ever recorded, and "The Artistry of Ralph McLane" (#BR1067CD), which features the great clarinetist in orchestral repertoire.

Presently Mr. Guy serves on the faculties at New York University, Vassar College, the Music Advancement Program at the Juilliard School of Music, and the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Division.