Marissa Byers, clarinet

Clarinetist Marissa Byers, a native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was a winner of the Mary Starling Concerto Competition at age fourteen.  She received her Bachelor degree at Boston's New England Conservatory of Music, where she studied with Richard Stoltzman.  More recently, she studied with David Krakauer while completing her Master degree at Mannes College of Music.  She has performed with the Boston Civic Symphony, the International Tour Orchestra and One World Symphony.  Mrs. Byers has also given performances in Germany, France, Austria and Italy.  She has performed with the Vision Into Art Ensemble at Symphony Space, as well as the Riverside Opera Company at Merkin Hall in New York City.  Mrs. Byers is currently the artistic director of DELANCEY, a non-for-profit organization dedicated to the collaboration of western classical music with arts and culture from around the world.


Mrs. Byers is delighted to perform with MOTÝL at Columbia University and the Hewlett-Woodmere Library this spring. 

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