Hartig Caroline

Hartig Caroline

About this project

Caroline Hartig is Professor of Clarinet at The Ohio State University.  An acclaimed clarinet soloist and recording artist, she has appeared with orchestras and contemporary-music ensembles in major concert halls throughout the United States and abroad including Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, the Fritz Reiner Center for Contemporary Music, Symphony Hall (Boston); Tokyo, Japan; Munich, Germany; Perugia, Italy, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, Israel.

Hartig has performed as a guest artist for the International Clarinet Association and has been heard on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition. She may be heard on the solo compact disc series Clarinet Brilliante, honored as a “Critics’ Choice” by the American Record Guide. Widely recognized and sought after for numerous new-music collaborations, Hartig has premiered and performed solo clarinet works by leading contemporary composers including Pulitzer-Prize winners William Bolcom and Donald Martino. She can be heard on the compact disc Dancing Solo featuring clarinet works of  Libby Larsen. Hartig’s CD Chalumeau (Centaur 2965), is comprised of benchmark contemporary unaccompanied solo clarinet works including Denisov, Sonate, Donatoni, Clair and Bolcom’s “Chalumeau”. Her latest release, CaraClarina: Caroline Hartig plays Classical to Klezmer, Vol. 1, is available on the Bremen Radio Hall Records label.

Hartig has appeared as the guest classical clarinetist for Clarinet and Klezmer in the Galilee, Jerusalem, Israel, and is an artist/faculty at the Corsi Internazionali Di Perfezonamento Musicale, Cittá di Cividale del Friuli, Italy.

In demand as a master teacher and clinician, Hartig has served as a juror for performance competitions including the International Clarinet Association Young Artist Competition, the Fulbright Panel for Wind Instruments in New York City, The Ruth Lewis International Clarinet Competition, Tel Aviv, Israel, the Ghent 5th International Clarinet Competition has been a guest clinician at the International Midwest Band and Orchestra Conference. Hartig is a past president of the International Clarinet Association (ICA).