About this project
Denise Gainey is Professor of Clarinet and Instrumental Music Education and Associate Chair of the Department of Music at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is a Backun Artist/Clinician, a Silverstein Pro-Team Artist, and a Légère Reeds Endorsing Artist, and serves as Past-President of the International Clarinet Association Board of Directors. An avid chamber musician, Gainey is sought after as a clinician and performer throughout the United States and abroad, performing with the Amicitia Duo, and the UAB Chamber Trio, with recordings available through Naxos, Ravello Records, and Potenza Music. She has compiled and edited a collection of clarinet solos, Solos for Clarinet, published by Carl Fischer and published a book on master teacher Kalmen Opperman, Kalmen Opperman: A Legacy of Excellence, with Carl Fischer, New York, in 2018. Gainey holds degrees from the Florida State University, the University of North Texas, and the University of Kentucky.