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Donald Montanaro

Clarinet, Chamber Music (Woodwinds)

Donald Montanaro is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music. He was a member of the New Orleans Symphony before joining the Philadelphia Orchestra as associate principal clarinet in 1957, a position he held until 2005.

Mr. Montanaro has performed at the Marlboro and Casals festivals and toured Europe and the Far East as a soloist and in chamber music ensembles. He is a founder and the music director of the Philadelphia Chamber Ensemble.

Mr. Montanaro joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 1980.

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Meet the Faculty: Donald Montanaro
Overtones, Spring-Summer 1990