Alexander Bedenko http://wrti.org en Clarinetist Alexander Bedenko: From Ukraine to Curtis and Now The World http://wrti.org/post/clarinetist-alexander-bedenko-ukraine-curtis-and-now-world <p>Here's the impressive story of a young Russian clarinetist who moved all the way to Philadelphia at age 17 for musical training and is now a rising star - one of the most prominent talents of his generation.</p><p>Born in 1982 in Kharkov, Ukraine, Alexander studied at The Curtis Institute of Music with&nbsp;Donald Montanaro, graduating in 2005. His accomplishments range from taking top honors at major international competitions&nbsp;to holding principal positions with leading orchestras under world-renowned conductors. He's been in demand as both soloist and ensemble player - attracting the attention of major conductors, as well as leading orchestras, ensembles, and festivals in the United States, Europe and Asia.<strong> </strong></p><p>http://youtu.be/bzddZEQH3kA</p><p>http://youtu.be/Pk2T6c-H91Q</p><p> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 13:39:02 +0000 Jill Pasternak 4778 at http://wrti.org Clarinetist Alexander Bedenko: From Ukraine to Curtis and Now The World