Students may audition for a variety of groups which rehearse regularly and perform several concerts every year.
Chamber Music Ensembles
Yelena Beriyeva, Distinguished Artist in Piano and Director of Chamber Ensembles
Hailed as “the paragon of the concert pianist” by the L.A. Examiner and “a standout performer” by the Boston Musical Intelligencer, Georgian-born American pianist Yelena Beriyeva continues to hold esteem as one of the finest artists of her generation.
Clark Concert Choir and Chamber Chorus
Cailin Marcel Manson, Associate Professor of Practice and Director of Music Performance
At Clark, Professor Manson directs and manages the Music Performance concentration for all music majors and minors, specifically guiding the private lesson instruction program, performance workshops, departmental juries, and capstone performance projects and recitals.
Professor Manson leads the Clark University Concert Choir and Chamber Chorus and oversees all other music performance ensembles in the Music Program. He also teaches or manages the performance-related curriculum, including courses in repertoire, conducting, diction, and performance preparation.
Professor Manson joined the music faculty at Clark in 2019.
Jerry Sabatini, Director of Jazz Ensembles
Samantha McGill, Director
As an undergrad at WPI, Samantha McGill was an active student and music filled her calendar of extracurricular activities. She played flute and piccolo in the Concert Band, Symphony, and Pit Orchestras, and was the head drum major in the WPI Pep Band. Fortunately, her involvement with music has continued, long after graduation.
Peter Sulski, Director
The Clark Sinfonia is a string ensemble focusing on repertoire of the Classical era and beyond. The group runs without a conductor, allowing the musicians greater freedom and responsibility. Director Peter Sulski was for many years a member of the London Symphony Orchestra and a player in the orchestra’s educational Discovery Program. Learn more