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.
Reiner Wehle was born in 1954 in Kiel, Germany. He studied the clarinet with Hans Deinzer in Hanover and Guy Deplus in Paris.
In the course of his career he has won many international prizes, including competitions in Prague, Colmar, Martigny, Toulon, and the ARD Competition in Munich and in 1979 he took first prize at the Deutscher Musikwettbewerb in Bonn.
Wehle has performed with many prestigious orchestras, including the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hanover Radio Symphony Orchestra. He also plays with the Lucerne Festival Orchestra.
In addition to his career as a soloist, he has a passion for chamber music and performs around the world with the Trio di Clarone, the Ensemble Sabine Meyer, the Ensemble Kontraste, and the Trio Intégral.
Since 1992, he has taught at the Lübeck Academy of Music with his wife Sabine Meyer.
He has given many master classes in Germany, Italy, Switzerland, China, Bulgaria and Israel.