As an international artist, Simon Plum has performed concerts in New Zealand, Australia, France, and throughout the United States. Notable venues include Verbrugghen Hall at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, June Swaner Gates Concert Hall at the Newman Center for Performing Arts in Denver, and Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall in New York. Currently based in Bloomington, Indiana, Simon has earned his Performers Diploma and a Master’s degree in clarinet performance at the renowned Indiana University Jacobs School of Music under the instruction of Eli Eban. Prior, he completed his undergraduate degree at St. Olaf College where he studied under Scott Anderson.
While attending St. Olaf, Simon performed Franz Krommer’s Clarinet Concerto for Two Clarinets, Op. 91 with the Philharmonic Orchestra and the third movement of Carl Maria von Weber’s Second Clarinet Concerto with the St. Olaf Orchestra in 2016 and 2018 respectively. At Indiana University, Simon has performed in the Symphonic Band, the Wind Ensemble, a variety of small and large chamber ensembles, and several recording projects involving up-and-coming composers. Outside of his institutional educations, Simon has also participated in masterclasses led by Gabriel Zamora, Gregory Williams, Gay Yahuda, Jonathan Gunn, and Eugene Mondie.
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