Artist Bio

David Shifrin, clarinet

Recipient of the Avery Fisher Prize, clarinetist David Shifrin has served as Artistic Director of Chamber Music Northwest in Portland, Oregon, since 1981. A member of the Yale School of Music faculty since 1987, he is the Artistic Director of the Chamber Music Society at Yale and the Yale in New York concert series at Carnegie Hall. An Artist of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center since 1989, David Shifrin served as its Artistic Director from 1992 to 2004.

2016–2017 Music@Menlo Appearances