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Weinberg, Prof. Anton free

Weinberg, Prof. Anton free

Born 25 Nov. 1944; s of Louis and Gladys Weinberg; m 1987, Brenda Teresa Douglas; three s one d

solo clarinettist; teacher of music; writer; broadcaster; consultant on personal performance issues


Royal Acad. of Music (Associated Bd, Royal Schs of Music Schol.; 1st clarinettist to hold both Hawkes and Solomon prizes; LRAM); 5 yrs study with the late Hans Keller (Arts Council of GB Award)


ARCM; ARAM 1987. Prof., GSMD, 1979–86, Prof. of Performance and Communication Skills course, 1983–85; Prof. of Music, Indiana Univ., 1984–90. Artistic Dir, Capitol Prodns Ltd, 1984–87; Music Dir, New Music Prodns, 1984–87; Founding Prof., Nat. Youth Orch. of Spain, 1984–86; Consultant: Jumping Sideways Ltd, 2002–; in woodwind and mouthpiece design, Dawkes Music Ltd, 2002–. Visiting Professor: Nat. Centre of Orchestral Studies, NY; Dartington Internat. Summer Sch. Various lecture progs, BBC Radio 3, 1970–84, incl. writer/presenter, Contrasting Styles of Playing, 1974; writer/presenter, In Short (series), BBC, 1978, 1979; Brahms, Muhlfeld and the Clarinet, BBC, 1983; Mozart and Another Salieri, 1984; The Keller Instinct, Channel 4, 1984–85; BBC broadcast on develt of stylistic personality in music students. Solo clarinettist, Wallfisch/Weinberg Trio, 1974–86. Distinguished Teacher, White House Commn on Presidential Scholars, USA, 1989. Represented UK in first Anglo-American cultural visits to China in 1970s. Cert. of Excellence, White House Commn of Educn, Washington, 1989


Unfinished Sentences, 1987; Clarinet and Saxophone Mouthpieces: what you need to know, 2008; Reshaping Thoughts, 2013; Names in my Life and Poems, 2020; numerous articles in the Listener, Classical Music Mag. and Musical Times, 1970–84


supporting my wife who is Founder and Chair of United Families and Friends Campaign (Deaths in Custody), art, furniture restoration techniques, travel, cooking, writing, my family


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