Gary Whitman is Professor of Clarinet and Division Chair of Woodwinds at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Active as a recitalist, he has presented performances at ClarinetFest conferences in the United States and Europe. He has also presented masterclasses in Peru, Belgium, Puerto Rico and China. He has performed new works in Weill Recital Hall, the “Cliburn at the Modern” series in Fort Worth, and the Shanghai Oriental Arts Center. He is a member of Trio Con Brio, a TCU faculty trio of clarinet, viola and piano, and the Fort Worth Symphony, where he performs as the bass clarinetist. In 2009 TCU awarded him the Chancellor’s Distinguished Achievement as a Creative Teacher and Scholar. Past-President of the International Clarinet Association, Mr. Whitman is an artist-clinician for D’Addario Woodwinds and Buffet Crampon, Inc.
Trio Con Brio, performing and commissioning music for clarinet, viola and piano
Bass clarinet, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Artist Clinician, D’Addario Woodwinds and Buffet Crampon USA, Inc.
Presented clarinet masterclasses in Texas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Missouri
International masterclasses in Peru, Belgium, Puerto Rico and China
2004-Dean’s Creativity or Research Award
2009-College of Fine Arts, Distinguished Achievement as a Creative Teacher and Scholar
Texas-All-Level Teaching Certification
International Music Center, Nice, France-Certificate de Stage
International Clarinet Association
Texas Music Educators Association
American Federation of Musicians
Past-President, International Clarinet Association