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Cameron Harper

Cameron Harper is an active clarinetist in the Charleston area who hopes to expand appreciation for classical music as a performer and teaching artist. 

Cameron has performed across the east coast in venues including Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, and the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts, with groups including The Beach Boys, Florence Symphony Orchestra, Summerville Orchestra, Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic, and Azure Pittsburgh, where he helped design and perform sensory-friendly concerts for people with autism and their families. Additionally, Cameron is a substitute clarinetist with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra. 

In addition to his performing schedule, Cameron maintains a teaching studio of all ages and abilities and teaches regularly at schools across the lowcountry, including Wando High School, Hanahan High School, and Charleston County School of the Arts. Cameron also studied clarinet repair with renowned clarinet technician Mark Jacobi, cultivating a strong appreciation for proper instrument care and maintenance that he strives to share with his private students.

Cameron completed a Master of Music in Clarinet Performance degree at Carnegie Mellon University and a Bachelor of Music Performance from Temple University, and studied clarinet with Michael Rusinek, Sam Caviezel, and Wayne Titerence. He studied bass clarinet with Paul Demers, and attended the Philadelphia International Music Festival, where he studied with Boris Allakhverdyan and Ricardo Morales

Aside from his musical commitments, Cameron was an operator and Mission Operations Manager of the Iris Lunar Rover mission, and enjoys nature photography, astronomy, paleontology, and spending time with his fiancée Amanda and their two cats Theo and Jasper.

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