(Colburn School of Los Angeles)
A teacher, instrumentalist and conductor, Yehuda Gilad strives for “total musicianship,” and as a result, he has won the acclaim of both critics and audiences alike. As one of the founding members of the Colburn School Conservatory of Music, Mr. Gilad serves as
Music Director of the Colburn Orchestra and Professor of Clarinet.
In addition, he is Professor of Clarinet at the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music, and across these two prestigious institutions, he has developed one of the most sought-after clarinet studios in the world.
Mr. Gilad is a recipient of numerous and prestigious honors and awards. Mr. Gilad is regularly invited to present master classes and performances at music conservatories and major festivals around the globe. His students have achieved top honors in every
premier international clarinet competition, and graduates of his studio hold positions in over 150 major orchestras worldwide.
Mr. Gilad’s success as a conductor equals that of his renown as a teacher and performer.
Since its inception in 2003, Yehuda Gilad has served as Music Director and Conductor of the Colburn Orchestra, as well as conducting in many other relevant orchestras worldwide…