B I O G R A P H Y
Described in The Boston Musical Intelligencer as “fluid and acrobatic without strain,” clarinetist David Dziardziel is a multifaceted Boston-based musician. He frequently performs with groups such as the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Boston Chamber Orchestra, Haffner Sinfonietta, Unitas Ensemble, Phoenix, Symphony Nova, NEMPAC Opera Project, and Commonwealth Lyric Theater.
An avid chamber musician, David has collaborated with some of the world’s finest artists including legendary harpist Ann Hobson-Pilot, violinist Susie Park, former member of the Eroica Trio, and Kojiro Umezaki, world-renowned Shakuhachi player and Silkroad Ensemble member. He has appeared in Music for Salem, the Rockport Chamber Festival, and the Sarasota Festival. David is a founding member of Calliope Winds, a wind quintet that has been praised by The Boston Musical Intelligencer as “a highly experienced, technically adept, and mightily talented ensemble.”
As an advocate of new music, David was a co-founding member and the clarinetist of Hub New Music, a critically acclaimed chamber ensemble comprised primarily of flute, clarinet, violin, and cello. Hailed by The Boston Globe as “elegant and exacting,” the ensemble maintains a national touring schedule, and recently released its debut album Soul House. He has also performed for new music concert series' - Equilibrium (Boston, MA) and Verdant Vibes (Providence, RI). Recent collaborations include those with composers Michael Ippolito, Kati Agócs, Robert Honstein, and Thomas Oboe Lee.
David began studying the clarinet at the age of 14 through University of Hartford’s Community Music Division with Dr. Richard Shillea and Alan Francis. He then went on to obtain his Bachelor of Music from The Boston Conservatory having studied with Michael Norsworthy, and most recently earned his Master of Music from New England Conservatory under the tutelage of Richard Stoltzman.