Danny Erdman, Clarinet
Danny Erdman has performed across Israel, Europe, and United States both as a soloist and a chamber musician. The youngest artist to perform at the first EuroCass convention in 1997, Danny has also participated in festivals such as Ostend, Paris, Norfolk, Sarasota and Aspen. He holds music performance degrees from Tel Aviv University, Yale University and the Zurich School of Arts. An Avid Chamber and new music performer, Danny is a member of the Israel contemporary players and a founding member of the Tel Aviv wind quintet, one of the of leading chamber ensembles in Israel. Between 2007 – 2015 he was the principle clarinetist of the Israel Chamber Orchestra. Since September 2017 he is the be principle clarinetist of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, with whom he will also perform the Copland clarinet concerto in July 2018, under the baton of Maestro Frédéric Chaslin.
Danny served in the Israeli army for three years as an “Outstanding Musician”. Since 1996 he had been a recipient of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship. Among his mentors are Eva Wasserman, Ron Selka, David Shifrin and Matthias Müller.