Eileen Mack: Clarinet

Clarinetist Eileen Mack grew up in Australia and is now based in New York. She is a sought after new music clarinetist, and regularly performs in the city with the amplified Newspeak Ensemble and the post-minimalist girl-band, Victoire, as well as groups including Signal Ensemble, Wordless Music Orchestra, and Wet Ink. She has worked with composers such as Steve Reich, David Lang, and Michael Gordon, with conductors including Oliver Knussen and Pierre Boulez, and has performed in venues around the world including Zankel at Carnegie Hall, the Sydney Opera House, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw and London's Royal Albert Hall. She has performed as soloist at the Canberra International Chamber Music Festival and the Bang on a Can Marathon, and has been a fellow at the Bang on a Can and Norfolk Chamber Music Festivals.


Eileen has a Masters degree from the Manhattan School of Music, where she studied with Charles Neidich, and is currently a doctoral student at Stony Brook University. She also studied at the University of Queensland and the Queensland and Sydney Conservatoriums. Before moving to the US in 2004, Eileen played with the Aark ensemble in Sydney and was a founding member of the Six New Music Ensemble in her home town of Brisbane. She has performed with the Queensland Orchestra, Sydney Symphony, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras, and as soloist with the Adelaide Symphony.

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