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Joe Bonfiglio

Joe Bonfiglio, Clarinetist

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Joe Bonfiglio has a BM from Peabody, and BM & MM degrees from The Juilliard School. He has taught on the faculties of the Peabody Preparatory School, University of California at Santa Barbara, and is currently Adjunct Professor of Clarinet at Chabot College. Joe has performed many concerts as soloist with bands and orchestras, and was recorded on the sound track to the movie “Fat Rose and Squeaky”.

Listen to his amazing performance on clarinet. He performs Flight of the Bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.

Joe uses Steuer Reeds and La Vecchia Mouthpieces which he wholeheartedly endorses.

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Thierry Maison

Thierry Maison, Clarinetist

Thierry Maison is a French clarinettist. He won the gold medal for chamber music from the Toulon Conservatory in 1991 and First Prize in the Concours Général Bellan at Paris in 1989. He was awarded a prize from the Marseille Conservatory in 1994 in Claude Crousier’s class.

From 1987 to 1989, Maison studied under Jacques Lancelot in Rouen and Paris. He was bass clarinet soloist with the crews of the Toulon fleet from 2002 to 2010. Since 2004, he has taught at the Conservatoire Régional de Toulon Provence Méditerranée. He often takes part in concerts as a soloist, mainly in chamber music formations.

In 2005, he joined the Harmonies d’Orphées orchestra, under the direction of Austrian conductor Maximilian Fröschl, which took him to Vienna as a clarinet soloist.

Thierry Maison is currently artistic adviser for Steuer. He plays with Classic and Exclusive reeds.

Hein Wiedijk

Hein Wiedijk, Clarinetist

Hein Wiedijk studied with George Pieterson at the Sweelinck Conservatorium in Amsterdam, graduating with distinction. He founded the Trio Dante with Frank van de Laar (piano) and Larissa Groeneveld (cello), winning a number of prizes at international chamber music competitions. The trio has released several CDs, made recordings for radio, and performed all over Europe.

Since 1996, Hein Wiedijk has been a member of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. In parallel to his orchestral work, he has played in many different chamber music formations (with Gervase de Peyer, Bijlsma, Vera Beths, Han de Vries, Pierre Pierlot, Alexei Ogrinchouk, Hervé Joulain, George Pieterson, Kathryn Stott).

He recorded the Brahms clarinet sonatas with Frank van de Laar and Pierre Wispelwey, and recently founded the Camerata RCO chamber music ensemble with members of the Royal Orchestra of Amsterdam. Camerata have performed at major festivals in Europe, Asia and the United States, and have recorded Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro with Emily Beynon (flute).

Hein Wiedijk has been playing with Steuer’s S100 model for more than 15 years.