- Luis Rossi
Luis Rossi is an internationally renowned clarinetist. He performed as Principal clarinetist in symphony orchestras throughout
South Americafor twenty years before he founded a clarinet workshop in Santiago, Chile, in 1986. Since then he has also focused on his work as a soloist and has offered master classes at institutions such as Indiana University(Bloomington, USA), Michigan State University(Lansing, USA), Ohio State University(Columbus, USA), Royal College of Music (London, England), the International Clarinet Connection (New England Conservatory, Boston, USA) and the Belgian Clarinet Academy (Ostend Conservatory). He has recorded four compact discs using Rossi Rosewood and African Blackwood clarinets.
The professional Rossi clarinet is a very popular instrument for artists throughout the world. In his 20 years of making clarinets, Mr. Rossi has become one of the very few clarinet designers in the world, and an acknowledged expert in clarinet acoustics.
In 2005, Luis Rossi partnered with Gemstone Musical Instruments to create
Andino Clarinets, a student-level version of his professional instruments.
* [http://www.rossiclarinet.com/ Luis Rossi Website]
* [http://www.gemstonemusical.com/andino/index.html Andino Clarinets website]
* [http://www.banddirector.com/article/gemstone_introduces_new_andino_clarinets_ Andino Clarinets article]
* [http://www.musictrader.com/rossi.html Music Trader article]
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